world premiere


Definition of world premiere

: 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 Making its world premiere at the Munich auto show in September, the Mission R is more than a concept car and less than an engineering prototype. Dan Neil, WSJ, 17 Dec. 2021 This state-of-the-art exhibition from the Israel National Museum of Science, Technology, and Space is making its world premiere at the Fleet Science Center in Balboa Park. San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 Oct. 2021 After making its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival on Sept. 3 and rolling out in a staggered commercial opening across international territories and film festivals, Dune has earned rave reviews. Christian Holub,, 13 Oct. 2021 The doc is getting its world premiere at the Toronto Intl. Chris Willman, Variety, 9 Sep. 2021 Since its world premiere at Venice, the feature has begun to accumulate upbeat reviews, plaudits and a flurry of prizes. John Hopewell, Variety, 7 Dec. 2021 Julie Larson was similarly emotional while watching the movie alongside Jonathan’s friends at its world premiere at AFI Fest in Los Angeles. Los Angeles Times, 18 Nov. 2021 They were spotted at the BFI Film Festival in London, where Jay-Z's film made its world premiere, and Beyoncé celebrated her 40th birthday on a yacht—and thankfully shared all the looks on Instagram. Sabrina Park, Harper's BAZAAR, 14 Oct. 2021 The film, co-starring Suzanna Son and Bree Elrod, made its world premiere at Cannes. Natalie Lin, Vulture, 6 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of world premiere

1910, in the meaning defined above

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“World premiere.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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