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first nightnoun [C]

uk   /ˌfɜːst ˈnaɪt/ us   /ˌfɝːst ˈnaɪt/ UK US opening night
the first public performance of a play
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in Chinese (Simplified) (戏剧的)初演,首次上演…
in Chinese (Traditional) (戲劇的)首演,首次上演…
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