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Meaning of “premier” in the English Dictionary

"premier" in British English

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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 ​newsreports) the ​leader of the ​government of a ​country, or of a ​largepart 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 ​widelyregarded as one of the world’s premier ​authorities on ​heartdisease.

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 ​businesslocation involved a ​majoradvertisingcampaign. Malaysia is the premier ​shoppingdestination in South-East Asia. She is a ​portfoliomanager at one of Edinburgh's premier ​investmenthouses.
(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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