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"premier" in British English

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premieradjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈprem.i.ər/ us   /prɪˈmɪr/

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
(Definition of premier from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"premier" in American English

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premieradjective [not gradable]

us   /prɪˈmɪər, ˈpri·mɪər/
best or most important: He was widely regarded as one of the world’s premier authorities on heart disease.

premiernoun [C]

us   /prɪˈmɪər, ˈpri·mɪər/
  • premier noun [C] (LEADER)

the leader of the government of some countries, or the leader of the government of a part of a country: the premier of Ontario
(Definition of premier from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"premier" in Business English

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premieradjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈpremiər/ us   /prɪˈmɪər/
best or most important: Marketing Glasgow as a premier business location involved a major advertising campaign. Malaysia is the premier shopping destination in South-East Asia. She is a portfolio manager at one of Edinburgh's premier investment houses.
(Definition of premier from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “premier”
in Spanish primero, principal, a la cabeza…
in Vietnamese thứ nhất…
in Malaysian utama…
in Thai ที่สำคัญที่สุด…
in French premier…
in German erst…
in Chinese (Simplified) 首位的,首要的…
in Turkish hükümetin başı/lideri, başbakan…
in Russian премьер-министр…
in Indonesian terkemuka…
in Chinese (Traditional) 首位的,首要的…
in Polish premier…
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