debut Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"debut" in British English

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debutnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈdeɪ.bju/
C1 the ​occasion when someone ​performs or ​presents something to the ​public for the first ​time: She made her ​professionalstage debut in Swan Lake. He ​started as an ​actor, making his debut as a ​director in 1990. her debut (= first)album
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debutverb [I usually + adv/prep]

uk   us   /ˈdeɪ.bju/
to ​perform or be ​introduced to the ​public for the first ​time: The Broadway show debuted last ​year to ​greatacclaim.
(Definition of debut from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"debut" in American English

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debutnoun [C usually sing]

 us   /ˈdeɪ·bju, deɪˈbju/
a first ​publicappearance or ​activity: Cassavetes made his ​film debut in “Taxi” in 1953.
debut
verb [I/T]  us   /ˈdeɪ·bju, deɪˈbju/
[T] I’ll be debuting this ​song next ​Saturdaynight.
(Definition of debut from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"debut" in Business English

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debutnoun [C]

uk   /ˈdeɪbjuː/  us   /deɪˈbjuː/
the first ​time that something appears in ​public, or that a ​product, ​service, or ​shares become ​available to ​buy: Shares in the ​companyrose 12% on their ​stockmarket debut.

debutverb [I or T]

uk   /ˈdeɪbjuː/  us   /deɪˈbjuː/
if a ​company debuts a ​product, ​service , or ​share, or if it debuts, it becomes ​available to the ​public for the first ​time: The ​company has recently debuted its new ​website. Drug ​discountcards, ​approved by ​Medicare, debuted last ​year.
(Definition of debut from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “debut”
in Chinese (Simplified) 首演,首次公演…
in Turkish sahneye ilk çıkış, ilk gösteri…
in Russian дебют…
in Chinese (Traditional) 首演,首次公演…
in Polish debiut…
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