Associations to the word «Premier»


PREMIER, adjective. Foremost; first or highest in quality or degree.
PREMIER, noun. (politics) (UK) (Westminster system) The leader of the government in parliament and leader of the cabinet.
PREMIER, noun. (politics) (UK parliament) The prime minister.
PREMIER, noun. (politics) (Australia) (Canada) (South Africa) The government leader in parliament and leader of cabinet in a state or provincial parliamentary system.
PREMIER, noun. (politics) (non-Westminster) The government leader in a legislative congress or leader of a government-level administrative body; the head of government.
PREMIER, noun. (nautical) (slang) The first lieutenant or other second-in-command officer of a ship.
PREMIER, verb. To perform, display or exhibit for the first time.
PREMIER DANSEUR, noun. (ballet) The lead male dancer in a ballet; compare première danseuse.
PREMIER LEAGUE, proper noun. The highest division of English football, currently (2013) called "Barclays Premier League" after the main sponsor.

Dictionary definition

PREMIER, noun. The person who holds the position of head of the government in the United Kingdom.
PREMIER, noun. The person who is head of state (in several countries).
PREMIER, verb. Be performed for the first time; "We premiered the opera of the young composer and it was a critical success".
PREMIER, verb. Perform a work for the first time.
PREMIER, adjective. First in rank or degree; "an architect of premier rank"; "the prime minister".
PREMIER, adjective. Preceding all others in time; "the premiere showing".

Wise words

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