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English verb: inaugurate

1. inaugurate (social) commence officially


Synonymskick off


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)commence, embark on, start, start up


Narrower (hyponym)dedicate, swear in

2. inaugurate (social) open ceremoniously or dedicate formally


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)open

3. inaugurate (change) be a precursor of


SamplesThe fall of the Berlin Wall ushered in the post-Cold War period.


Synonymsintroduce, usher in


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)begin, commence, lead off, start









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