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Noun: debut  'dey,byoo or di'byoo
  1. The act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new
    "they looked forward to the debut of their new product line";
    - initiation, founding, foundation, institution, origination, creation, innovation, introduction, instauration, first appearance, launching, unveiling, entry
  2. The presentation of a debutante in society
Verb: debut  'dey,byoo or di'byoo
  1. (performing arts) present for the first time to the public
    "The band debuts a new song or two each month"
  2. (performing arts) appear for the first time in public
    "The new ballet that debuts next months at Covent Garden, is already sold out"
  3. (performing arts) make one's debut
    "This young soprano debuts next month at the Metropolitan Opera"

Derived forms: debuting, debuts, debuted

Type of: beginning, commencement, innovate, intro, introduce, introduction, perform, play, presentation, start

Encyclopedia: Debut