What does premier mean?

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, 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

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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. 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.

  2. La Liga:

    If he's saying the Premier League is the most powerful because it earns the most then he's correct, it's a mathematic number, but I don't think it's the best, you have to balance economic and sporting results and if we do that then the Spanish league is the best in the world.

  3. Michael Stipe:

    It remains the premier unsolved American surrealist act of the 20th century.

  4. Simon Brundish:

    No team has ever not won Premier League from where Livepool currently are, but we have three record-breaking teams now -- Liverpool, Manchester City and Tottenham. This season is going to be record breaking.

  5. White House:

    We are working on something that we think will be great for everybody, china's top economic adviser, the vice premier( Liu He), will be coming here next week to continue the discussions with the president's economic team.

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