Meaning of swearing-in in English:


Pronunciation /ˌswɛːrɪŋˈɪn/

Translate swearing-in into Spanish

nounplural noun swearings-in

  • A ceremony at which a person is admitted to office by taking a formal oath.

    ‘the swearing-in of the new president’
    • ‘a swearing-in ceremony’
    • ‘The swearing-in took place in Riyadh.’
    • ‘Demonstrators protested at his swearing-in.’
    • ‘At his swearing-in ceremony, the state's senior senator refused to accompany his new colleague to the podium.’
    • ‘Not even the swearing-in of a new chief minister would have received such media attention.’
    • ‘"I want to make sure the rights of Inuit children are met," Kunuk said after her swearing-in.’
    • ‘They had pledged to boycott the swearing-in ceremony of Ms Gandhi if she was named leader.’
    • ‘Speaking after yesterday's swearing-in of the deputy prime minister and cabinet minister, he reiterated government's intention to address urgent issues.’
    • ‘The swearing-in of the cabinet was the final step in formally transferring power from a two-year-old interim government.’
    • ‘"The development program in the city will stagnate if the people continue to oppose the new city leadership," he said during the swearing-in ceremony.’
    • ‘The lavish dinners, parties and fireworks began on Tuesday and will continue through his swearing-in on Thursday, followed by a parade and nine official inaugural balls.’