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 for premier
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Premier \Pre"mi*er\, a. [F. premier, fr. L. primarius of the
     first rank, principal, fr. primus the first. See Primary,
     Prime, a.]
     1. First; chief; principal; as, the premier place; premier
        minister. --Camden. Swift.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Most ancient; -- said of the peer bearing the oldest title
        of his degree.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Premier \Pre"mi*er\, n.
     The first minister of state; the prime minister.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: first in rank or degree; "an architect of premier rank";
             "the prime minister" [syn: premier(a), prime(a)]
      2: preceding all others in time; "the premiere showing" [syn:
         premier, premiere]
      n 1: the person who holds the position of head of the government
           in the United Kingdom [syn: Prime Minister, PM,
      2: the person who is head of state (in several countries) [syn:
         chancellor, premier, prime minister]
      v 1: be performed for the first time; "We premiered the opera of
           the young composer and it was a critical success" [syn:
           premier, premiere]
      2: perform a work for the first time [syn: premier,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  42 Moby Thesaurus words for "premier":
     PM, all-absorbing, arch, capital, cardinal, champion, chancellor,
     chief, chief executive, chief of state, controlling, dewan, doge,
     dominant, first, foremost, front, grand vizier, head,
     head of state, highest, highest-ranking, leading, maiden, main,
     master, overriding, overruling, paramount, predominant, preeminent,
     president, primary, prime, prime minister, principal, ranking,
     supreme, top, top-ranking, topmost, uppermost

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