What does premier mean?

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prɪˈmɪər, -ˈmyɪər, ˈpri mɪərpre·mier

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Prime Minister, PM, premier(noun)

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

  2. chancellor, premier, prime minister(adj)

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

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

    first in rank or degree

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

  4. premier, premiere(verb)

    preceding all others in time

    "the premiere showing"

  5. premier, premiere(verb)

    be performed for the first time

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

  6. premier, premiere(verb)

    perform a work for the first time

Wiktionary

  1. premier(Noun)

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

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

  2. premier(Noun)

    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. premier(Noun)

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

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

  4. premier(Verb)

    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. premier(Adjective)

    Foremost; first or highest in quality or degree.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Premier(adj)

    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. Premier(adj)

    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. Premier(noun)

    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.]

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

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

How to pronounce premier?

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How to say premier in sign language?

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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. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Gestion de la colère est extrêmement important dans la vie, parce que la colère est une épée autodestructeur très trompeuse. La colère détruit totalement la personne qui la possède plutôt que ceux contre lesquels il se dirige. Mythologie grecque nous conduit également à croire que chaque fois que les dieux veulent détruire quelqu'un, ils font toujours lui / elle en colère en premier. Alors s'il vous plaît ne vous une faveur et apprendre à gérer votre colère de sorte qu'il ne serait jamais capable de vous détruire, jamais!

  2. Tian Weidong:

    The premier's remarks are really encouraging, investors have nothing to fear now because the message is that if economic growth continues to slow, there will be more stimulus measures.

  3. Barack Obama:

    Guantanamo is one of the premier mechanisms for jihadists to recruit, it's time for us to close it. It is outdated, it is expensive, it has been there for years, and we can do better in terms of keeping our people safe while ensuring we are consistent with our values.

  4. Vinai Venkatesham:

    With Mikel we have got a number of things, you’ve got an individual who has extraordinary experience in the Premier League across his time at Arsenal, Everton, Manchester City and then back at Arsenal.

  5. The London-listed company:

    There was a possible risk that in a period of ongoing sustained low oil prices Premier Oil might breach one of its financial covenants within the next 12 months.

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