What does premier mean?

Definitions for premier
prɪˈmɪər, -ˈmyɪər, ˈpri mɪərpre·mier

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Prime Minister, PM, premiernoun

    the person who holds the position of head of the government in the United Kingdom

  2. chancellor, premier, prime ministeradjective

    the person who is head of state (in several countries)

  3. premier(a), prime(a)adjective

    first in rank or degree

    "an architect of premier rank"; "the prime minister"

  4. premier, premiereverb

    preceding all others in time

    "the premiere showing"

  5. premier, premiereverb

    be performed for the first time

    "We premiered the opera of the young composer and it was a critical success"

  6. premier, premiereverb

    perform a work for the first time

Wiktionary

  1. premiernoun

    The leader of the government in parliament and leader of the cabinet.

  2. premiernoun

    The government leader in a legislative congress or leader of a government-level administrative body; the head of government.

  3. premiernoun

    The first lieutenant or other second-in-command officer of a ship.

  4. premierverb

    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.

  5. premieradjective

    Foremost; first or highest in quality or degree.

  6. Etymology: From premier (as an adjective), from primarius.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Premieradjective

    first; chief; principal; as, the premier place; premier minister

  2. Premieradjective

    most ancient; -- said of the peer bearing the oldest title of his degree

  3. Premiernoun

    the first minister of state; the prime minister

  4. Etymology: [F. premier, fr. L. primarius of the first rank, principal, fr. primus the first. See Primary, Prime, a.]

Freebase

  1. Premier

    Premier is a title for the head of government in some countries and states.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Premier

    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.]

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  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'premier' in Adjectives Frequency: #711

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of premier in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of premier in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of premier in a Sentence

  1. Lisa Wright:

    I just said I'm sorry you feel that way and I left and ended up crying in the bathroom, which was definitely not how you want to end your premier event of the Rio Olympics, it was pretty traumatic for me, to be honest, especially given the fact that everyone knows that she's the vice president of FINA.

  2. Phra Prommangkalachan:

    It's Vichai's good deeds that help garner support from fans across the world which became the power for Leicester City Football Club, i believe that all the good karma that Vichai has made will be a factor that helps Leicester to definitely win the Premier League.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    I am extremely proud to be an alumnus of The University of Manchester, England. The University gave me a wonderful opportunity to pursue my Ph.D. by awarding me with Dalton Chemical Research Scholarship, one of the most prestigious scholarships. It's surely the major accomplishment and a premier milestone in my life. My grateful thanks and heartfelt best wishes to The University of Manchester, one of the greatest Universities in the world.....this year ranked 5th in the UK and 38th worldwide. Keep it up, my Alma Mater.

  4. Shore Capital analysts:

    We see 65p as a good compromise price, allowing Premier's management to highlight the extra value it has extracted from McCormick, whilst also offering shareholders the opportunity of a cash exit today at a reasonably full EBITDA (core earnings) valuation.

  5. Haydon Manning:

    Brumby, as a former premier, carries weight as a lobbyist. Losing someone of the stature will hurt Huawei's efforts to prosecute its case and to be allowed to expand in the region.

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