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premiere

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Definition the first public performance of something

Premiere is sometimes used as the adjective form of premier (best or most important); though that spelling (without the ending "e") is preferable for that sense.
  • We saw the film's world premiere in Hollywood.
premiere = the first public performance of something
  • We hosted a premiere of the film at our office, and I invited Walter and Bo to address the audience.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • And now, put your hands together for the world premiere of my new band, the Holy Rollers.
    Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl  --  Beautiful Creatures
  • I think my dad wore that to his last premiere, minus the tool belt.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • There's a most fascinating review of a Zavadsky premiere.
    Alexander Solzhenitsyn  --  One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
  • That weekend was the official premiere of the Lakeview Models in the annual Back to School Fall Preview Fashion Show.
    Sarah Dessen  --  That Summer
  • 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
  • The Rose has always been the premiere symbol of female sexuality.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • 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
  • At nine o'clock Madame la Premiere Presidente arrived.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

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