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pre·mier(prĭ-mîr′, -myîr′, prē′mîr)
1. First in status or importance; principal or chief: an architect of premier rank.
2. First to occur or exist; earliest.
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.]
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