Definition for prime

noun as in best part of existence

noun as in beginning; spring

verb as in get ready; prepare

adjective as in excellent, topnotch

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Example Sentences

It will be Biden’s first prime-time town hall since accepting the Democratic nomination.

So if the pathogen returns, the cell is already primed to respond faster.

The overnight nationwide lockdown announced by prime minister Narendra Modi on March 24 forced over 10 million migrant labourers to return to their home states.

From Quartz

Birgitte’s prime ministership is certainly historic, but when it comes time for her to actually accomplish anything of note, she struggles to get things done.

From Vox

The most common digital encryption technique, RSA, which was invented in 1977, is based on multiplying two large prime numbers.

From Fortune

Domestically, the prime minister maintains the dubious line that he is the only man who can keep the still-fragile peace.

Hamish Marshall himself is a former staffer of Prime Minister Harper.

Castro actually flew up to Montreal to be a pallbearer at the 2000 funeral of a beloved Canadian Prime Minister, Pierre Trudeau.

A prime example: your “real name” policy, which unfairly targeted the LGBTQ community.

When they were working together, 35 years ago, she was in her prime and one of the most beautiful women in the world.

But,” said the prime minister of Flatland, starting a difficulty, “who is to be greatest chief?

The Minister pointed out to them the attendant difficulties, and referred them to the Prime Minister.

Even then the Prime Minister was with difficulty prevented from bowling during forbidden hours.

Thimbletoes doesn't fancy that, you know, because the Prime Minister has all the honey he wants, by way of a salary.

Spencer Perceval, prime minister of Great Britain, shot in the lobby of the house of commons.


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