Definition of Premiere

1. Noun. The first public performance of a play or movie.

Generic synonyms: Performance, Public Presentation



2. Verb. Be performed for the first time. "We premiered the opera of the young composer and it was a critical success"
Exact synonyms: Premier
Category relationships: Performing Arts

3. Adjective. Preceding all others in time. "The premiere showing"
Exact synonyms: Premier
Similar to: First

4. Verb. Perform a work for the first time. "They will premiere the duet"
Exact synonyms: Premier
Category relationships: Performing Arts
Generic synonyms: Do, Execute, Perform

Definition of Premiere

1. Noun. The first showing of a film, play or other form of entertainment, often held as a special event with celebrity guests. ¹

2. Noun. The first episode of a television show or a particular season of that show. ¹

3. Noun. In a series of narrative works, the installment that is chronologically set first. ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive) Of a film or play, to play for the first time. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) To present a film or play for the first time. ¹

6. Noun. (context: less common) (alternative spelling of premiere) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Premiere

1. to present publicly for the first time [v -MIERED, -MIERING, -MIERES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Premiere

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premerited
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premerits
premessianic
premethylated
premetric
premia
premices
premie
premier
premier(a)
premier danseur
premiere (current term)
premiere danseuse
premiered
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premiership
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premillenarian
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premillenial

Literary usage of Premiere

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications by Oriental Translation Fund (1835)
"premiere Livraison. 4to. 44. THE DIDASCALIA; or, APOSTOLICAL CONSTITUTIONS OF THE ABYSSINIAN CHURCH. Translated from the Ethiopic, by THOMAS P. PLATT, ..."

2. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1864)
"premiere partie. Paris: 1863. ' TT is related of Angelico of Fiesole that he never painted ' the head of the Virgin or of Christ but on bended knee. ..."

3. The English Review (1846)
"... de Condamnation et de Rehabilitation de Jeanne UA re, dite la Pucelle, publies pour la premiere fois d"apr<!s les Manuscrits de la Bibliotheque Royale, ..."

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