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

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word premier.

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.

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

  2. premiernoun

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

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

  3. premiernoun

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

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

  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.

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

  5. premieradjective

    Foremost; first or highest in quality or degree.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Premieradjective

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

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

  2. Premieradjective

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

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

  3. Premiernoun

    the first minister of state; the prime minister

    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. Javier Tebas:

    That would be a simplistic vision of the international market, the Premier League is the league that sells The Premier League broadcast rights for the biggest value and The Premier League doesn't have the best players nor the best clubs. The market for broadcasting rights does not work like this.

  2. Steve Tsang:

    The pandemic had resulted in him being allowed to play more of the well-established role of the premier in running the economy, something from which he was side-tracked most of the time in the Xi era, he saw how the economic impact of Covid-19 would require a pragmatic and a more emphatic approach, hence allowing, even encouraging, street vending for those laid off as a result of the pandemic.

  3. Premier League:

    NBC Sports has done a fantastic job broadcasting the Barclays Premier League for the last two seasons and we are extremely pleased that they have invested in our U.S. rights.

  4. Jeff Bezos ':

    It's very gratifying that the world's premier launch companies are choosing our engines.

  5. Wang Yihu:

    The premier's words are always skewed by you local-level people.

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