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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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region's status as the largest luxury and performance market in the country, of the 50 debuts slated, at least a dozen will come from these categories.
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Schnabel is the first new artist Castelli has signed since 1971; like his 1979 Boone debut, the show sells out prior to the opening.
The plucky rodent made his screen debut in the animated short ``Steamboat Willie'' in 1928 at New York's Colony Theater and remains the most familiar symbol of the Disney empire.
There's no way of overstating the impact of being an AOL Music Breaker," said Ne-Yo, whose debut album, In My Own Words entered at # 1 on Billboard's Top 200 chart, selling over 300, 000 copies.
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The protagonist of ``Citizen Baines'' (CBS, debuts Saturday) about a deposed senator returning to civilian life in Seattle, may wish that he was still in Washington, and he certainly wishes he was competing in a better time slot.
A second WORLD SERIES OF POKER game debuts at G2E featuring an exciting bonus feature where players simulate participation in the final table of the WORLD SERIES OF POKER event.
Three Sisters,'' about eccentric but close-knit siblings, debuts at 9:30 tonight on NBC.