the first public performance of a play or movie
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 first showing of a film, play or other form of entertainment, often held as a special event with celebrity guests.
The first episode of a television show or a particular season of that show.
In a series of narrative works, the installment that is chronologically set first.
Of a film or play, to play for the first time.
The new film premieres this weekend.
To present a film or play for the first time.
The local theatre will premiere its latest play this week.
Origin: From première "first"
A premiere is the first public performance of a work, such as theater work, film, dance, or musical composition. Raymond F. Betts attributes the introduction of the film premiere to Sid Grauman.
The numerical value of premiere in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of premiere in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
People say, 'Are you going to be ready?' that's irrelevant. Monday night is premiere night. It's coming whether I like it or not.
If he’s going to be a man of his word and stick to calling them murderers, then he should have his premiere without them, and let’s see how they work out.
It is unbelievable what happened (at the premiere). It was a very beautiful, happy experience. So much encouragement to get for the work we have done, that was very, very amazing.
And it coincides with the premiere of ‘Star Wars,’ which is something else that is really important to him. So there is a little bit of a dilemma in the episode: Amy or ‘Star Wars?’.
(It's) very surreal, very awkward (to be at the premiere), but (it's) also a moment to be pleased that people are talking about her in the right light and people are thinking about her in the right way.
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Translations for premiere
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- uraufführen, Uraufführung, Premiere, ErstaufführungGerman
- estreno, estrenarSpanish
- ensi-ilta, kantaesitysFinnish
- premier, ősbemutatóHungarian
- 初演, 封切りJapanese
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