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premiere

play
adjective pre·miere \pri-ˈmyer, -ˈmir, -ˈmē-ər; ˌpri-mē-ˈer\

Definition of premiere

  1. :  premier



Origin of premiere

alteration of 1premier


First Known Use: 1768


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premiere

noun pre·miere \same as 1premiere\

Simple Definition of premiere

  • : the first time a film, play, television show, etc., is shown or performed

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of premiere

  1. 1 :  a first performance or exhibition <the premiere of a play>

  2. 2 :  the chief actress of a theatrical cast

Examples of premiere in a sentence

  1. The movie will have its premiere next week.



Variants of premiere

also première play \same as 1premiere\

Origin of premiere

French première, from feminine of premier first


First Known Use: 1889

Other Performing Arts Terms


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premiere

verb pre·miere \same as 1premiere\

Simple Definition of premiere

  • of a movie, play, television show, etc. : to be shown or performed for the first time

  • : to show or perform (a movie, play, television show, etc.) for the first time

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of premiere

premiered also premièredpremiering also premièring

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to give a first public performance of

  3. intransitive verb
  4. 1 :  to have a first public performance

  5. 2 :  to appear for the first time as a star performer

Examples of premiere in a sentence

  1. The movie premieres next week.



1933

First Known Use of premiere

1933

Variants of premiere

also premièreplay or premier play \same as 1premiere\

Other Performing Arts Terms


PREMIERE Defined for Kids

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premiere

play
noun pre·miere \pri-ˈmyer, -ˈmir\

Definition of premiere for Students

  1. :  a first showing or performance




2

premiere

play
verb pre·miere

Definition of premiere for Students

premieredpremiering

  1. :  to have a first showing or performance <The movie premieres next week.>





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