Prime Minister, PM, premier(noun)
the person who holds the position of head of the government in the United Kingdom
chancellor, premier, prime minister(adj)
the person who is head of state (in several countries)
first in rank or degree
"an architect of premier rank"; "the prime minister"
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 leader of the government in parliament and leader of the cabinet.
The government leader in a legislative congress or leader of a government-level administrative body; the head of government.
The first lieutenant or other second-in-command officer of a ship.
To perform, display or exhibit for the first time.
The composer invited all his friends when they premiered the movie he orchestrated, we got to see it before anyone but the crew.
Foremost; first or highest in quality or degree.
Origin: From premier (as an adjective), from primarius.
first; chief; principal; as, the premier place; premier minister
most ancient; -- said of the peer bearing the oldest title of his degree
the first minister of state; the prime minister
Origin: [F. premier, fr. L. primarius of the first rank, principal, fr. primus the first. See Primary, Prime, a.]
Premier is a title for the head of government in some countries and states.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
prē′mi-ėr, adj. prime or first: chief: (her.) most ancient.—n. the first or chief: the prime-minister.—v.i. to govern as premier.—adj. and n. Première (pre-myār′), first or leading actress, dancer, forewoman, &c.—n. Prē′miership. [Fr.,—L. primarius, of the first rank—primus, first.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'Premier' in Adjectives Frequency: #711
The numerical value of Premier in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Premier in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Guantanamo is one of the premier mechanisms for jihadists to recruit.
It remains the premier unsolved American surrealist act of the 20th century.
It's very gratifying that the world's premier launch companies are choosing our engines.
It’s very gratifying that the world’s premier launch companies are choosing our engines.
Like dealing with Dad-all give and no take. (On negotiating with Soviet Premier Nikita S Khrushchev)
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Translations for Premier
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- نخست وزیرPersian
- johtava, tärkeinFinnish
- première, premier, premier ministreFrench
- רֹאשׁ הַמHebrew
- премье́р, выдаю́щийся, передово́й, перве́йший, пе́рвый, премье́р-мини́стрRussian
- förnämst, först, främstSwedish
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