premiere

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French première (first).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (General American) IPA(key): /pɹəˈmɪɚ/, /pɹɪ-/, /-ˈmiɚ/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpɹɛmjɛə/
  • (file)
  • Homophone: premier (in some US pronunciations, not in UK pronunciation)

Noun[edit]

premiere (plural premieres)

  1. The first showing of a film, play or other form of entertainment, often held as a special event with celebrity guests.
  2. The first episode of a television show or a particular season of that show.
  3. In a series of narrative works, the installment that is chronologically set first.
  4. The leading woman of a group, especially in a theatrical cast.

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Verb[edit]

premiere (third-person singular simple present premieres, present participle premiering, simple past and past participle premiered)

  1. (intransitive) Of a film or play, to play for the first time.
    The new film premieres this weekend.
    • 2021 February 9, Christina Newland, “Is Tom Hanks part of a dying breed of genuine movie stars?”, in BBC[1]:
      His two most recent films are last year's Greyhound, a Hanks-penned World War Two thriller in which he plays a naval commander, and now News of the World, a Western set in the years immediately following the close of the US Civil War, directed by Paul Greengrass, which is premiering around the world on Netflix tomorrow.
  2. (transitive) To present a film or play for the first time.
    The local theatre will premiere its latest play this week.

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Middle French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

premiere

  1. feminine singular of premier

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French première.

Noun[edit]

premiere m (definite singular premieren, indefinite plural premierer, definite plural premierene)

  1. a premiere (first showing)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French première.

Noun[edit]

premiere m (definite singular premieren, indefinite plural premierar, definite plural premierane)

  1. a premiere (first showing)

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

premia +‎ -re

Noun[edit]

premiere f (plural premieri)

  1. awarding

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

premiere f (plural premieres)

  1. premiere