Only time will tell whether Mattel can save their premier toy from financial ruin.
In 2005, when premier Wen Jiabao visited Bangalore, he climbed a 200-foot high tower and waved another "Free Tibet" banner.
Chen's exaggerated report circulated among more senior leaders, and was used by then premier Li Peng to alarm Deng Xiaoping.
Debora Spar, the new president of Barnard, has been hired to bring a new dynamism to New York's premier women's university.
Late-night host Arsenio Hall was one of the premier black entertainers in the early 90s.
The daughter of a poor goatherd, whom I picked up from the mire, is now the premier pipe-filler of the Pasha of Salonica.
He hadn't been sure the premier's words were a full promise before.
premier mémoire: Recherches sur le principe du droit et du gouvernement.
I will see that you do not lose your appointment of Commandant as long as I am premier.
Before long the premier came in sight, accompanied by Coxon.
mid-15c., "first in time;" late 15c. as "first in rank," from Middle French premier "first, chief," from Latin primarius "of the first rank, chief" (see primary (adj.)).
1711 in the political sense, a shortening of premier minister (1680s); see premier (adj.). In U.S. usage, premier formerly was applied occasionally to the Secretary of State (1855-c.1900).