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jeune premier

[ French zhœn pruh-myey ]
/ French ʒœn prəˈmyeɪ /
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noun, plural jeunes pre·miers [French zhœn pruh-myey]. /French ʒœn prəˈmyeɪ/.
the male juvenile lead in a play or movie.
a young actor who plays such a role.
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Origin of jeune premier

1850–55; <French: literally, young first (actor)
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