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premiere

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

Definition of premiere

  1. :  premier

Origin and Etymology of premiere

alteration of 1premier


First Known Use: 1768


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premiere

play play
noun pre·miere \same as 1premiere\
variants: or less commonly

première

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.

Origin and Etymology 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\
variants: or less commonly

première

or

premier

play \same as 1premiere\

Definition of premiere

premiered

also

premièred

;

premiering

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.

1927

First Known Use of premiere

1927

Other Performing Arts Terms


PREMIERE Defined for English Language Learners

premiere

play play
noun

Definition of premiere for English Language Learners

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

premiere

verb

Definition of premiere for English Language Learners

  • 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


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

premiered

;

premiering

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



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