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debut

de·but [or] dé·but

debut [or] début

 
 
pronunciation:
de byu [or] deI byu
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person's first public appearance, as on stage or in concert.
 
similar words:
premiere
definition 2: a formal entrance into society, esp. of a girl.
definition 3: the beginning of a career or the like.
The former catcher is making his debut as a pitcher.
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: debuted, debuting, debuts
definition: to make a debut.
 
similar words:
premiere
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to present in public for the first time.
The band will debut its new singer tonight.
similar words:
premiere
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