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Which of the options below is the best punctuation for the sentence? It__s your turn to pick the movie __ but your sister gets to pick the board game we _ re going to play.

Origin of premiere

1890–95; < French première literally, first; feminine of premier premier

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH premiere

premier premiere

Definition for premiere (2 of 2)

première
[ pri-meer, -myair; French pruh-myer ]
/ prɪˈmɪər, -ˈmyɛər; French prəˈmyɛr /

noun, plural pre·mières [pri-meerz, -myairz; French pruh-myer] /prɪˈmɪərz, -ˈmyɛərz; French prəˈmyɛr/, verb (used with or without object), pre·miered, pre·mier·ing, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for premiere

premiere
/ (ˈprɛmɪˌɛə, ˈprɛmɪə) /

noun

the first public performance of a film, play, opera, etc
the leading lady in a theatre company

verb

to give or be the first public performance of

Word Origin for premiere

C19: from French, feminine of premier first
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