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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Primaadjective

    used primarily as eating apples

  2. leading(p), prima(p), star(p), starring(p), stellar(a)adjective

    indicating the most important performer or role

    "the leading man"; "prima ballerina"; "prima donna"; "a star figure skater"; "the starring role"; "a stellar role"; "a stellar performance"


  1. primaadjective

    most important


  1. prima

    "Prima" is an Italian, Latin and musical term that means "first" or "leading". The term can have varied applications. For instance, a "prima donna" is commonly used to represent a leading female singer in an opera. It can also be used in reference the principal ballerina in a ballet performance. "Prima" can also mean "first" in terms of sequence or order. However, the interpretation of "prima" often relies on the context in which it is used.

Editors Contribution

  1. prima

    Filha da tia ou do tio; prima primeira.

    Submitted by Jabor on December 4, 2019  

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. PRIMA

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Prima is ranked #110825 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Prima surname appeared 159 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Prima.

    86.7% or 138 total occurrences were White.
    5.6% or 9 total occurrences were Black.
    4.4% or 7 total occurrences were Asian.

Anagrams for prima »

  1. Pamir

  2. Priam

  3. impar

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of prima in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of prima in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of prima in a Sentence

  1. Yusuf Abdulqawi:

    The court concludes that prima facie it has jurisdiction under the Genocide Convention.

  2. Basudeb Banerjee:

    Prima facie, 1.2 billion pounds looks on the higher side and hence the reaction to the stock today.

  3. Chanakya Basa:

    We firmly believe we have filed adequate information to prove the existence of a prima-facie case which the hon'ble Commission has failed to take into account. Hence, we are filing this appeal.

  4. Chuck Long:

    He was just full of charisma, and you could tell he had some great leadership qualities, we connected really quick, just because he wasn’t a prima donna or anything. The kid wanted to learn and wanted to learn fast, and he absorbed things quickly.

  5. Navneet Marwah:

    Prima facie, there seems to be no problem, but we are going to investigate once again. There are a few different angles now.

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