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debut

, début (dā′bū″, dā-bū′, deb′ū) [Fr. débuter, to make the first move in a game]
1. An introductory or premiere event, e.g., the release of a new drug or device.
2. A first experience of something, as of sexual intercourse or of a drug.
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Other show debuts represent virtually every popular segment on the road today, and include compact performance unveilings such as the world debut of the North American version of the 5-passenger Fiat 500L.
Sammy McIlroy (Debut v Manchester City, November 1971, aged 17): Rarely can any player have enjoyed such a sensational debut, scoring one and setting up United's other two in the famous 3-3 derby draw at Maine Road.
Redrow hopes to build 104 Debut homes in a mix of single storey, one-bedroom properties and two-storey, one and two-bedroom homes.
1950: In Alive and Kicking, Gwen Verdon, in her Broadway debut, dances the choreography of Jack Cole.
Hardly the ideal debut - a 4-1 defeat at Old Trafford.
Young Debut poets, who are traveling with director Olga Slavnikova, will read from their works and discuss Russian art and culture at events in New York City, Chicago and Toronto.
JJ DELANEY Full-back Club: Fenians Age: 30 Championship Debut 2001 Honours: 7 All-Irelands, 9 Leinsters, 6 Allianz Leagues, 5 AllStars Brilliant high fielder capable of playing anywhere in defence.
Los Angeles band Simon Dawes also draws from the Kinks and a number of other 1960s influences on its debut, ``Carnivore'' (Record Collection), but turns them into unconventionally structured reworkings instead of mere slavish imitations.
THE covers will be coming off more than two dozen new cars as they make their debuts at the 2005 Los Angeles Auto Show next month.
Schnabel is the first new artist Castelli has signed since 1971; like his 1979 Boone debut, the show sells out prior to the opening.
Another new boy who will be making his debut in Australia.