debut
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈdɛbjuː/, /ˈdeɪbjuː/
  • (America) IPA: /deɪˈbjuː/
  • (Filipino Diaspora) IPA: /dɛˈbuː/
  • (Australia) IPA: /dəˈbʉː/, /ˈdæɪbʉː/, /ˈdæɪbjʉː/
Noun

debut (plural debuts)

  1. A performer's first performance to the public, in sport, the arts or some other area.
  2. The first public presentation of a theatrical play#Noun|play, motion picture, opera, musical composition, dance, or other performing arts piece.
    Since making its debut two years ago, the program has gained cult status.
  3. The first appearance of a debutante in society.
Translations Verb

debut (debuts, present participle debuting; past and past participle debuted)

  1. (transitive, chiefly, US) to formally introduce, as to the public
    Amalgamated Software Systems debuted release 3.2 in Spring of 2004.
  2. (intransitive) to make one's initial formal appearance
    Release 3.2 debuted to mixed reviews in Spring of 2004.
Translations Translations
  • French: se lancer
  • Italian: esordire
  • Portuguese: ser lançado, estreiar
  • Russian: дебюти́ровать
  • Spanish: debutar
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