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But slice it where you like, the premier pair are world class. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Scottish wave power company were puzzled when computers were stolen from their headquarters after an official visit by the man who is now the Chinese premier. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Mrs May ducked the issue in her first meeting with the Chinese premier. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We aim to join the premier league of world cities. Times, Sunday Times (2006)That ensured the premier index finished just 39 points to the good. The Sun (2008)For sceptics it is another giant payday for the former British premier. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is one of the world 's premier coastal destinations. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It shows how times are changing when it requires the Chinese premier to ask this question. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The game was the first premier League match played between the two sides. The Sun (2013)The former Tory premier's son has endured the worst year of his life. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Reluctant president perhaps, but the first true rock'n'roll premier. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The farcical situation by which he can represent his country, but not himself in his country 's premier meeting does the sport no good. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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British English: premier NOUN
The leader of the government of a country is sometimes referred to as the country's premier.
...the country's premier.
British English: premier ADJECTIVE
Premier is used to describe something that is considered to be the best or most important thing of a particular type.
...the country's premier opera company.
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