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pre·mier / prēˈm(y)i(ə)r; ˈprēmēər; ˈprēˌmi(ə)r/ • adj. first in importance, order, or position; leading: Germany's premier rock band the premier national publication. ∎  of earliest creation: the premier issue of the quarterly.• n. a Prime Minister or other head of government. ∎  (in Australia and Canada) the chief minister of a government of a state or province.

premier

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premier first in position or rank XV; first in time XVII; sb. prime minister (for p. minister XVII — F. premier ministre ‘first minister’) XVIII. — (O)F.:— L. prīmārius PRIMARY.