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Premiere   Listen
verb
premiere  v. t.  
1.
To perform (a play, ballet, or composition) for the first time.
Synonyms: premier.






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"Premiere" Quotes from Famous Books



... personage is usually of quite a third-rate order. He is the two walking-gentlemen friends of Sir Harry Courtly, who welcome the young baronet to London, and discourse about the niggardliness of Harry's old uncle, the Nabob; and the depth of Courtly's passion for Lady Annabel the premiere amoureuse. He is the confidant in white linen to the heroine in white satin. He is "Tom, you rascal," the valet or tiger, more or less impudent and acute—that well-known menial in top-boots and a livery frock with red cuffs and ...
— The Newcomes • William Makepeace Thackeray

... well said—[Footnote: Philosophie Zoologique, premiere partie, chap. iii.] "Il n'y a que ceux qui se sont longtemps et fortement occupes de la determination des especes, et qui ont consulte de riches collections, qui peuvent savoir jusqu'a quel point les especes, parmi les corps vivants se fondent les unes dans les autres, et qui ...
— Darwiniana • Thomas Henry Huxley

... instructiveness of his matter. Only four first-rate writers in the eighteenth century—grands ecrivains, comme grands penseurs originaux; these being Montesquieu, Voltaire, J.J. Rousseau, and Buffon. Helvetius not en premiere ligne, because his forme was not up to the mark. Alexis himself is often hung up for days together, having the thoughts, yet not hitting off the 'phrases' in a way to satisfy his critical ...
— Correspondence & Conversations of Alexis de Tocqueville with Nassau William Senior from 1834 to 1859, Vol. 2 • Alexis de Tocqueville



Words linked to "Premiere" :   perform, performing arts, do, execute



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