the first public performance of a play or movie
preceding all others in time
"the premiere showing"
be performed for the first time
"We premiered the opera of the young composer and it was a critical success"
perform a work for the first time
The first showing of a film, play or other form of entertainment, often held as a special event with celebrity guests.
The first episode of a television show or a particular season of that show.
In a series of narrative works, the installment that is chronologically set first.
Of a film or play, to play for the first time.
The new film premieres this weekend.
To present a film or play for the first time.
The local theatre will premiere its latest play this week.
Origin: From première "first"
A premiere is the first public performance of a work, such as theater work, film, dance, or musical composition. Raymond F. Betts attributes the introduction of the film premiere to Sid Grauman.
The numerical value of premiere in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of premiere in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
People say, 'Are you going to be ready?' that's irrelevant. Monday night is premiere night. It's coming whether I like it or not.
(It's) very surreal, very awkward (to be at the premiere), but (it's) also a moment to be pleased that people are talking about her in the right light and people are thinking about her in the right way.
This is a totally radical regime that is the premiere sponsor of state terrorism in the world, and Obama’s about to give them nuclear weapons, it’s, I can’t think of a more terrible burden to leave the next president than what Obama is creating here.
Part of the story of the premiere is that this team doesn't work together anymore, and she feels like she needs them back to do this final big project, the closeness of this group of people is fraying at the edges just because people's lives are taking them in different directions, and that culminates in the series finale.
The Navy has been incredibly supportive and excited, we had a big premiere in Washington, D.C., where thousands of military people showed up. The Secretary of the Navy [Ray Mabus] himself has been to our set and actually recorded a cameo. It's the episode where they find the message that was buried in the files of the White House. The guy who's playing the Secretary of the Navy, is the real Secretary of the Navy.
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Translations for premiere
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- uraufführen, Uraufführung, Premiere, ErstaufführungGerman
- estreno, estrenarSpanish
- ensi-ilta, kantaesitysFinnish
- premier, ősbemutatóHungarian
- 初演, 封切りJapanese
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