world premiere

noun

: the first regular performance (as of a theatrical production) anywhere in the world

Examples of world premiere in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web During the film’s world premiere in London in November 2017, producer Judy Hofflund hinted at a romance between the two. Yasmeen Hamadeh, Peoplemag, 5 June 2024 Its world premiere screenings had audiences in tears at the January 2024 Sundance Film Festival. Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune, 5 June 2024 And speaking of Hallmark Movies Now, (that’s Hallmark’s streaming service) there will be another world premiere on July 1. Staff Author, Southern Living, 31 May 2024 Moore put it all out there for the film, a gory, campy satire on beauty standards, toxic masculinity and female self-hatred, with the movie’s frequent and prominent nudity, as well as its gruesome violence, attracting a lot of attention after its world premiere in Cannes. Scott Roxborough, The Hollywood Reporter, 20 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for world premiere 

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Word History

First Known Use

1910, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of world premiere was in 1910

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“World premiere.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/world%20premiere. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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