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inaugurate as (something)

To formally induct someone into a particular office or role. A noun or pronoun can be used between "inaugurate" and "as." Sharon will be inaugurated as our mayor next Friday.
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inaugurate someone as something

to install or introduce someone as something. The club inaugurated Amy as the new president. We will inaugurate Ken as vice president.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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This ought to be done forthwith without any further delay and the amount recovered from those found guilty so as to give much needed lesson to the rulers that they should inaugurate only completed development projects of any nature and avoid to the maximum possible in cutting ribbons of incomplete projects and in the process also cause huge losses to the public exchequer, please.
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