a first public appearance on a stage, on television, etc.
the first appearance of something, as a new product.
(of a young woman) a formal introduction and entrance into society, as at an annual ball.
the beginning of a profession, career, etc.
to make a debut, as in society or in a performing art: She decided to debut with several other violinists.
to appear for the first time, as on the market: A new product will debut next month.
to perform (something) for the first time before an audience: He didn't know when the orchestra would debut his new symphony.
to place on the market for the first time; introduce.
of, relating to, or constituting a first appearance: a debut performance; a debut record album.
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How to use debut in a sentence
The singer recently debuted her growing baby bump in an Instagram photo flooded with angel emojis in the caption.
Facebook said since the debut of its voter information center in June, that about 140 million people visited the hub, which connects users to information from credible political organizations, media groups, and governmental authorities.Facebook reveals that massive amounts of misinformation flooded its service during the election | Danielle Abril | November 19, 2020 | Fortune
JOYY, which debuted on the Nasdaq in 2012, was a standout in the live-streaming market, with a market capitalization of $8 billion before the Muddy Waters report.China search giant Baidu inked a $3.6 billion deal for a live-streaming platform. Then came the fraud claims | Naomi Xu Elegant | November 19, 2020 | Fortune
When Google debuted Google Pay in January 2018, it primarily made paying with all variety of cards—credit, loyalty, transit—easier.Google revamps Google Pay app, adds 11 bank partners | rhhackettfortune | November 18, 2020 | Fortune
McDonald’s announced last week that it will debut a sandwich called the McPlant in key US markets next year.McDonald’s Is Making a Plant-Based Burger; You Can Try It in 2021 | Vanessa Bates Ramirez | November 18, 2020 | Singularity Hub
The hit British reality show is debuting its New York episodes.
The company announced a limited-edition doll, debuting this fall, named Barbie Lagerfeld.Beyonce’s Wardrobe Visits the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame; Karl Lagerfeld Gets the Barbie Treatment | The Fashion Beast Team | July 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Riddell, a leading helmet manufacturer, is debuting a helmet called the SpeedFlex.This Mouthpiece Will Save Football Players’ Brains | Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD | June 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The awards are accompanied by the announcement of a major design refresh for the magazine debuting in the March/April issue.
One artist is debuting a Glass-based work of art in Miami—in which the viewer looks at art that looks back.David Datuna Creates Google Glass Art for Art Basel Miami Beach | Debra A. Klein | December 4, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for debut
the first public appearance of an actor, musician, etc, or the first public presentation of a show
(as modifier): debut album
the presentation of a debutante
to make a debut
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