[ French zhœn pruh-myer ]
/ French ʒœn prəˈmyɛr /
noun, plural jeunes pre·mières [French zhœn pruh-myer]. /French ʒœn prəˈmyɛr/.
the female juvenile lead in a play or movie.
a young actress who plays such a role.
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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
Origin of jeune première
1920–25; <French: literally, young first (actress)
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