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American pronunciation of 

inaugurate

view main entry for inaugurate verb  /ɪˈnɔɡjəˌreɪt/
British English pronunciation: inaugurate
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derived word

inaugurationinaugurations

  /ɪˌnɔɡjəˈreɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [countable/uncountable]
British English pronunciation: inauguration
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in competitive cycling, the illegal use of motors on bikes in order to gain advantage over other riders

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unhappen

be reversed; be as if it had never happened

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