premiere

A premiere is the first showing of a work of art. A movie premiere often takes place in Los Angeles or New York, with stars in attendance and the iconic red carpet rolled out to greet them.

Premiere comes from the French première, which means "first." The French origin probably accounts for the word's being seen as elegant and exciting. Over time, premiere has spawned its own verb––to premiere means to perform or be performed for the first time.

Definitions of premiere
1

n the first public performance of a play or movie

Type of:
performance, public presentation
a dramatic or musical entertainment

v be performed for the first time

Synonyms:
premier

v perform a work for the first time

Synonyms:
premier
Type of:
do, execute, perform
carry out or perform an action

adj preceding all others in time

“the premiere showing”
Synonyms:
premier
first
preceding all others in time or space or degree

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