premier: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (pri-mēr', -myēr', prē'mēr), [key]
— n.
  1. the head of the cabinet in France or Italy or certain other countries; first minister; prime minister.
  2. a chief officer.
  1. first in rank; chief; leading.
  2. first in time; earliest; oldest.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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