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Noun: premiere  pri'mee(-u)r or ,pre-mee'er [N. Amer], 'pre-mee,ehr [Brit]
  1. The first public performance of a play or movie
Verb: premiere  pri'mee(-u)r or ,pre-mee'er [N. Amer], 'pre-mee,ehr [Brit]
  1. (performing arts) be performed for the first time
    "We premiered the opera of the young composer and it was a critical success";
    - premier
     
  2. (performing arts) perform a work for the first time
    - premier
Adjective: premiere  pri'mee(-u)r or ,pre-mee'er [N. Amer], 'pre-mee,ehr [Brit]
  1. Preceding all others in time
    "the premiere showing";
    - premier

Derived forms: premiering, premiered, premieres

See also: first

Type of: do, execute, perform, performance, public presentation

Encyclopedia: Premiere