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English definition of “prime”

prime

adjective [before noun]     /praɪm/
C2 main or most important: This is a prime example of 1930s architecture. the prime suspect in a murder investigation a prime source of evidence The president is a prime (= likely) target for the assassin's bullet.Very important or urgent of the best quality: prime beef The hotel is in a prime location in the city centre.Extremely good
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