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pre·miere

or pre·mière  (prĭ-mîr′, -myâr′)
n.
The first public performance, as of a movie or play.
v. pre·miered, pre·mier·ing, pre·mieres or pre·mièred or pre·mièr·ing or pre·mières
v.tr.
To present the first public performance of.
v.intr.
1. To have the first public performance.
2. To make a first appearance in a public performance.
adj.
First or paramount; premier.

[French première, from feminine of premier, first; see premier.]
Usage Note: In entertainment contexts, the verb premiere has become the standard way of saying "to introduce to the public," or "to be introduced to the public." The verb first came out in the 1920s and has been the object of some criticism, but acceptance of it has been increasing ever since. The example The Philharmonic will premiere works by two young Americans was acceptable to only 14 percent of the Usage Panel in 1969, but in 1987 acceptance of the same sentence rose to 51 percent; in 1999, to 77 percent; and in 2008, to 84 percent. Acceptance of sentences in nonentertainment contexts, as in Last fall the school premiered several new degree programs, has lagged but followed a similar trajectory. Only 10 percent of the Panelists in our 1988 survey accepted the sentence Last fall the school premiered new degree programs in science and technology. The 1999 survey showed some increase in acceptability, to 25 percent, for the same sentence. In 2008, acceptance reached 38 percent. Thus, this usage might still be considered infelicitous by many, but resistance is waning.

premiere

(ˈprɛmɪˌɛə; ˈprɛmɪə)
n
1. (Film) the first public performance of a film, play, opera, etc
2. (Theatre) the leading lady in a theatre company
vb
(Film) to give or be the first public performance of
[C19: from French, feminine of premier first]

pre•miere

(prɪˈmɪər, -ˈmyɛər)

n., v. -miered, -mier•ing,
adj. n.
1. a first public performance or showing of a play, opera, film, etc.
2. the leading woman, as in a drama.
v.t.
3. to present publicly for the first time: to premiere a new film.
v.i.
4. to have the first public showing: The act premiered in Boston.
5. to perform publicly for the first time, as in a particular role or medium: to premiere as Ophelia.
adj.
[1890–95; < French première literally, first, feminine of premier premier]

premiere


Past participle: premiered
Gerund: premiering

Imperative
premiere
premiere
Present
I premiere
you premiere
he/she/it premieres
we premiere
you premiere
they premiere
Preterite
I premiered
you premiered
he/she/it premiered
we premiered
you premiered
they premiered
Present Continuous
I am premiering
you are premiering
he/she/it is premiering
we are premiering
you are premiering
they are premiering
Present Perfect
I have premiered
you have premiered
he/she/it has premiered
we have premiered
you have premiered
they have premiered
Past Continuous
I was premiering
you were premiering
he/she/it was premiering
we were premiering
you were premiering
they were premiering
Past Perfect
I had premiered
you had premiered
he/she/it had premiered
we had premiered
you had premiered
they had premiered
Future
I will premiere
you will premiere
he/she/it will premiere
we will premiere
you will premiere
they will premiere
Future Perfect
I will have premiered
you will have premiered
he/she/it will have premiered
we will have premiered
you will have premiered
they will have premiered
Future Continuous
I will be premiering
you will be premiering
he/she/it will be premiering
we will be premiering
you will be premiering
they will be premiering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been premiering
you have been premiering
he/she/it has been premiering
we have been premiering
you have been premiering
they have been premiering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been premiering
you will have been premiering
he/she/it will have been premiering
we will have been premiering
you will have been premiering
they will have been premiering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been premiering
you had been premiering
he/she/it had been premiering
we had been premiering
you had been premiering
they had been premiering
Conditional
I would premiere
you would premiere
he/she/it would premiere
we would premiere
you would premiere
they would premiere
Past Conditional
I would have premiered
you would have premiered
he/she/it would have premiered
we would have premiered
you would have premiered
they would have premiered

premiere


Past participle: premièred
Gerund: premièring

Imperative
premiere
premiere
Present
I premiere
you premiere
he/she/it premières
we premiere
you premiere
they premiere
Preterite
I premièred
you premièred
he/she/it premièred
we premièred
you premièred
they premièred
Present Continuous
I am premièring
you are premièring
he/she/it is premièring
we are premièring
you are premièring
they are premièring
Present Perfect
I have premièred
you have premièred
he/she/it has premièred
we have premièred
you have premièred
they have premièred
Past Continuous
I was premièring
you were premièring
he/she/it was premièring
we were premièring
you were premièring
they were premièring
Past Perfect
I had premièred
you had premièred
he/she/it had premièred
we had premièred
you had premièred
they had premièred
Future
I will premiere
you will premiere
he/she/it will premiere
we will premiere
you will premiere
they will premiere
Future Perfect
I will have premièred
you will have premièred
he/she/it will have premièred
we will have premièred
you will have premièred
they will have premièred
Future Continuous
I will be premièring
you will be premièring
he/she/it will be premièring
we will be premièring
you will be premièring
they will be premièring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been premièring
you have been premièring
he/she/it has been premièring
we have been premièring
you have been premièring
they have been premièring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been premièring
you will have been premièring
he/she/it will have been premièring
we will have been premièring
you will have been premièring
they will have been premièring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been premièring
you had been premièring
he/she/it had been premièring
we had been premièring
you had been premièring
they had been premièring
Conditional
I would premiere
you would premiere
he/she/it would premiere
we would premiere
you would premiere
they would premiere
Past Conditional
I would have premièred
you would have premièred
he/she/it would have premièred
we would have premièred
you would have premièred
they would have premièred
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.premiere - the first public performance of a play or moviepremiere - the first public performance of a play or movie
performance, public presentation - a dramatic or musical entertainment; "they listened to ten different performances"; "the play ran for 100 performances"; "the frequent performances of the symphony testify to its popularity"
Verb1.premiere - be performed for the first time; "We premiered the opera of the young composer and it was a critical success"
performing arts - arts or skills that require public performance
2.premiere - perform a work for the first time
performing arts - arts or skills that require public performance
perform, do, execute - carry out or perform an action; "John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters"; "the skater executed a triple pirouette"; "she did a little dance"
Adj.1.premiere - preceding all others in time; "the premiere showing"
first - preceding all others in time or space or degree; "the first house on the right"; "the first day of spring"; "his first political race"; "her first baby"; "the first time"; "the first meetings of the new party"; "the first phase of his training"

premiere

noun
1. first night, opening, debut, first showing, first performance The film had its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival.
verb
1. open, debut, be shown The opera is set to premiere on October 14th.
Translations
لَيْلَةُ الإفْتِتَاحلَيْلَة الإفْتِتاح
premiéra
premiere
ensi-ilta
premijera
premierősbemutató
初演
첫 공연
premiär
อันดับหนึ่ง
galailk gösterim
buổi chiếu ra mắt

première

[ˌpremɪˈɛəʳ]
A. Nestreno m
world premièreestreno m mundial
the film had its premièrese estrenó la película
B. VTestrenar

premiere

[ˈprɛmiɛər]
npremière f premiere screening
vtdonner la première de
The opera is due to be premiered by ENO next year. → La première de l'opéra doit être donnée par l'ENO l'année prochaine.
vi
the documentary premiered at the Jerusalem Film Festival → la première du documentaire a eu lieu au festival de Jérusalempremiere screening npremière fPremier League n (in England and Wales)ligue f 1
in the Premier League → en ligue 1

première

nPremiere f; (first ever also) → Uraufführung f; (in particular place also) → Erstaufführung f
vturaufführen, erstaufführen

premiere

[ˈprɛmɪɛəʳ] nprima

première

(ˈpremieə) , ((American) priˈmiər) noun
the first performance of a play, film etc.

premiere

لَيْلَةُ الإفْتِتَاح premiéra premiere Premiere πρεμιέρα premiere, primer ministro ensi-ilta première premijera prima 初演 첫 공연 première premiere premiera estreia премьера premiär อันดับหนึ่ง gala buổi chiếu ra mắt 初次公演
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