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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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NORTH'PTON v MACC'FIELD Much-travelled Clarke Carlisle, 32, is set for his debut for the Cobblers, who have a clean bill of health.
The Irish band La Rocca's debut, ``The Truth by La Rocca'' (Dangerbird), is another commercial-sounding rock effort that contains one terrific song, ``Sketches (20 Something Life)'' and several others that are nearly as high in quality.
Chris Daughtry, who finished ``Idol'' in fourth place, is still riding the Top 10 with his self-titled debut after a month in stores.
Schnabel is the first new artist Castelli has signed since 1971; like his 1979 Boone debut, the show sells out prior to the opening.
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press aflutter with her critically acclaimed self-titled debut.
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