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pre·mier

 (prĭ-mîr′, -myîr′, prē′mîr)
adj.
1. First in status or importance; principal or chief: an architect of premier rank.
2. First to occur or exist; earliest.
n. (prĭ-mîr′)
1. A prime minister.
2. A chief administrative officer, as of a Canadian province.

[Middle English primier, from Old French, from Latin prīmārius, from prīmus, first; see per in Indo-European roots.]

pre·mier′ship′ n.

premiership

(ˈprɛmjəʃɪp)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the office of premier
2. (General Sporting Terms)
a. a championship competition held among a number of sporting clubs
b. a victory in such a championship
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.premiership - the office of premier
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
Translations

premiership

[ˈpremɪəʃɪp] Ncargo m del primer ministro, puesto m de primer ministro; (= period in office) → mandato m

premiership

[ˈprɛmiərʃɪp]
n
[leader] → mandat m (d'un Premier ministre)
(SPORT)championnat m de ligue 1
modif [club, footballer, player, football, soccer, table, team] → de ligue 1; [title] → de champion de ligue 1; [winner] → du championnat de ligue 1
premiership league → ligue 1
premiership division → ligue 1

Premiership

n (Ftbl) → erste Liga

premiership

n (= period)Amtsperiode or -zeit fals Premierminister(in); (= office)Amt ntdes Premierministers/der Premierministerin

premiership

[ˈprɛmɪəʃɪp] ncarica di premier
References in classic literature ?
Every one says that the Premiership of the country is within your reach.
Arthur had put on his uniform to please the tenants, he said, who thought as much of his militia dignity as if it had been an elevation to the premiership.
PREMIERSHIP Rugby say it would be wrong to judge their American venture on the attendance figure for Saturday's clash between Newcastle and Saracens in Philadelphia.
CARDIFF Blues' Premiership Select will have a Severnside battle when they face Bristol in the British & Irish Cup in the new season.
YOUNG rugby fans from Firwood Waterloo U11s had a day to remember as they not only rubbed shoulders with World Cup winner Jason Robinson but played a starring role in Saturday's Aviva Premiership Rugby final at Twickenham.
YOUNGSTERS from clubs throughout the North East will enjoy the opportunity of a lifetime on Sunday - as they take part in the largest-ever Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup under the watchful eye of the Newcastle Falcons' squad.
Friday, March 11: Ladbrokes Premiership - Motherwell v Dundee United (BT Sport, 7.
Bath face Saracens for the Aviva Premiership trophy on Saturday and Silhillians will also take their place at the showpiece.
SOME of Welsh rugby's rising stars are gearing up for the rigours of sevens rugby when the first-ever Welsh stage of the Premiership Rugby 7s comes to the Cardiff Arms Park later this month (July 26 kick off 7.
As per the report, Guinness, that has a rich inheritance in English domestic rugby, would be proceeding as the Official Beer and Official Responsible Drinking Partner of Premiership Rugby as the sport engages in an exciting phase, with an important rises in Premiership Rugby match-day attendances and television masses.
LONDON Welsh captain Jon Mills has underlined the Exiles' desire to become an English Premiership club.
ENGLAND captain Chris Robshaw and his Harlequins team-mate Mike Brown have both been nominated for the Aviva Premiership player of the season award.