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premieradjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈprem.i.ər/  us   /prɪˈmɪr/
best or most important: He's one of the nation's premier scientists.
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premiernoun [C]

uk   /ˈprem.i.ər/  us   /prɪˈmɪr/
(especially used in news reports) the leader of the government of a country, or of a large part of a country
Translations of “premier”
in Vietnamese thứ nhất…
in Spanish primero, principal, a la cabeza…
in Thai ที่สำคัญที่สุด…
in Malaysian utama…
in French premier…
in German erst…
in Chinese (Traditional) 首位的,首要的…
in Indonesian terkemuka…
in Russian премьер-министр…
in Turkish hükümetin başı/lideri, başbakan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 首位的,首要的…
in Polish premier…
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