debut

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See also: début and Debüt

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdɛbjuː/, /ˈdeɪbjuː/
  • (US) IPA(key): /deɪˈbjuː/, /deɪˈβjuː/
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Etymology[edit]

From French début, from Middle French, derivative of débuter (to move, begin), from dé- + but (mark, goal), from Old French but (aim, goal, end, target), from Old French butte (mound, knoll, target), from Frankish *but (stump, log), or from Old Norse bútr (log, stump, butt); both from Proto-Germanic *butą (end, piece), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeud- (to beat, push). Cognate with Old English butt (tree stump). More at butt.

Noun[edit]

debut (plural debuts)

  1. A performer's first-time performance to the public.
    Since making its debut two years ago, the program has gained cult status.
    • 2011 April 11, Phil McNulty, “Liverpool 3 - 0 Man City”, BBC Sport:
      Liverpool's performance - despite a defensive injury crisis that saw a promising debut for teenage academy graduate John Flanagan - was a resounding advert for Kenny Dalglish to be given the manager's job on a permanent basis.

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debut (third-person singular simple present debuts, present participle debuting, simple past and past participle debuted)

  1. (transitive, chiefly US) to formally introduce, as to the public
    Amalgamated Software Systems debuted release 3.2 in Spring of 2004.
  2. (intransitive) to make one's initial formal appearance
    Release 3.2 debuted to mixed reviews in Spring of 2004.

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Czech[edit]

Czech Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia cs

Etymology[edit]

From French début.

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debut m

  1. debut

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French début (debut).

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debut c (singular definite debuten or debut'en, plural indefinite debuter or debut'er)

  1. debut

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French début (debut).

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debut m (plural debutes)

  1. debut

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