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premiere

pre·miere

premiere

 
 
pronunciation:
pr mir [or] pr myeIr
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition: a first public performance or showing, as of a film or stage production.
The movie's premiere was an exciting event, but the audience was disappointed with the film itself.
synonyms:
debut, opening
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: premiered, premieres, premiering
definition: to have or give the first public performance or showing of.
They decided to premiere the film in December.
synonyms:
debut
similar words:
open
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to give or have the first public performance.
The opera premiered in London.
synonyms:
debut
similar words:
open
definition 2: to give one's first performance, as in a particular role.
synonyms:
debut
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part of speech: adjective
definition: first; paramount.
synonyms:
leading, paramount, prime
similar words:
chief, first, initial, main, original, primary
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