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We saw the film’s world premiere in Hollywood.
  the first public performance of something
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premiere première premieres
Strongly Associated with:   premier, premier
Occasionally, this will be spelled with a grave accent as première.
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  • We saw the film’s world premiere in Hollywood.
  • We hosted a premiere of the film at our office, and I invited Walter and Bo to address the audience.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • His words were flatly uttered and edged with the faintest frost of hostility as he said to me, without looking up, "Why don’t you sit down next to the premiere putain of Flatbush Avenue."
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • The Rose has always been the premiere symbol of female sexuality.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code

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  • I think my dad wore that to his last premiere, minus the tool belt.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • When he entered, she saw him looking at the mob of guests as if he did not realize that such a mob was appropriate to a Grand Opera premiere or a royal rummage sale, not to the solemn climax of his life.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • La premiere fois qu’en mon joyeux bouge Je pris un baiser a ton levre en feu, Quand tu t’en allais decoiffee et rouge, Je restai tout pale et je crus en Dieu!
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • There’s a most fascinating review of a Zavadsky premiere.
    Alexander Solzhenitsyn  --  One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
  • Whatever happened to smashing bottles of champagne against ocean liners, and going to Hollywood premieres, and that kind of thing?
    Meg Cabot  --  The Princess Diaries
  • When the cherubs in Jay Cee’s French wall clock waved their wings up and down and put their little gilt trumpets to their lips and pinged out twelve notes one after the other, Jay Cee told me I’d done enough work for the day, and to go off to the Ladies’ Day tour and banquet and to the film premiere, and she would see me bright and early tomorrow.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar

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  • That weekend was the official premiere of the Lakeview Models in the annual Back to School Fall Preview Fashion Show.
    Sarah Dessen  --  That Summer
  • It was the premiere school for those who aspired to high command, and though Ramius had not attended it as a student, his prowess as an operational commander won him an appointment as an instructor.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • He wore his general’s uniform from the premiere and sat, with a fixed scowl, inside a small roped area.
    Flannery O’Connor  --  A Good Man is Hard to Find AND OTHER STORIES
  • Her? … I made the mistake of wearing a very elaborate gown to the premiere, a gown with a train that had to be gathered up as I rose from my seat and began the interminable retreat from the city of flames, up, up, up the unbearably long theatre aisle, gasping for breath and still clutching up the regal white train of my gown, all the way up the forever … length of the aisle, and behind me some small unknown man grabbing at me, saying, stay, stay!
    Tennessee Williams  --  A Streetcar Named Desire
  • Two of the pictures were of Dr. Forbes alone; one of them had been taken at the première of a play and showed Forbes with his wife.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • And now, put your hands together for the world premiere of my new band, the Holy Rollers.
    Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl  --  Beautiful Creatures
  • I heard the voice of Stephen Spender reciting "Vienna," and I saw Mother Courage cross the stage on the night of a Brecht premiere.
    Roger Zelazny  --  Nine Princes in Amber
  • I was invited to dozens of parties a week: art-gallery openings, benefit balls, movie premieres, book parties, and private dinners in marble-floored dining rooms.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • A dozen searchlights, and at least that many lasers, are mounted on the towering superstructure of the Enterprise, waving back and forth against the clouds like a Hollywood premiere.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • Abigail was part of the full house the night of its premiere, April 25, when Fox was called back to sing it three more times and cheers from the audience, according to Abigail, might have been heard a mile away.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • We’ll go to some tiny little restaurant, and at first it’ll be all quiet and discreet, but then the press will find out and we’ll become one of those really famous couples who go to premieres all the time.
    Sophie Kinsella  --  Confessoins of a Shopaholic
  • I have, in my day, heard /proteege/ for /protégé/, /habichoo/ for /habitué/, /connisoor/ for /connisseur/, /shirtso/ for /scherzo/, /premeer/ for /première/, /eetood/ for /étude/ and /prelood/ for /prelude/.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • At nine o’clock Madame la Premiere Presidente arrived.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • ’Energy is essential,’ he used to say then, (l’energie est la premiere qualite d’un homme d’etat;’ and for all that, he was usually taken in, and any moderately experienced official could turn him round his finger.
    Ivan Turgenev  --  Fathers and Sons
  • …left out (on the ground that they’re novel-istic and unphotogenic), and Anna Magnani daringly cast as Natasha (just to keep the production classy and Honest), and gorgeous incidental music by Dmitri Popkin, and all the male leads intermittently rippling their jaw muscles to show they’re under great emotional stress, and a World Premiere at the Winter Garden, under floodlights, with Molotov and Milton Berle and Governor Dewey introducing the celebrities as they come into the theatre.
    J.D. Salinger  --  Franny and Zooey
  • It was said that in the little studio in the Rue Campagne Premiere, which served him for workroom and bed-room, he had wonderful pictures which would make his reputation if only he could be induced to exhibit them.
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
  • The drive that made him a premiere combat soldier would come to serve the State even better behind the lines.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • Some of these times he only snarled at the visitors but sometimes he told about the premiere ?md the beautiful girls.
    Flannery O’Connor  --  A Good Man is Hard to Find AND OTHER STORIES
  • There was only one event in the past that had any significance for him and that he cared to talk about: that was twelve years ago when he had received the general’s uniform and had been in the premiere.
    Flannery O’Connor  --  A Good Man is Hard to Find AND OTHER STORIES
  • "Well," my dad said, "Hollywood premieres aren’t really all they’re pegged up to be.
    Meg Cabot  --  The Princess Diaries
  • He was the hit of the show," Sally Poker would say, but she didn’t much like to remember the premiere on account of what had happened to her feet at it.
    Flannery O’Connor  --  A Good Man is Hard to Find AND OTHER STORIES
  • Jacques Saunière was considered the premiere goddess iconographer on earth.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • I told Doreen I would not go to the show or the luncheon or the film première, but that I would not go to Coney Island either, I would stay in bed.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
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