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  • EN [ praɪm]
  • US [ praɪm]

English definition


  • 1. a number that has no factor but itself and 1

  • 2. the period of greatest prosperity or productivity

  • 3. the second canonical hour; about 6 a.m.

  • 4. the time of maturity when power and vigor are greatest


  • 1. insert a primer into (a gun, mine, charge, etc.) preparatory to detonation or firing;

    • "prime a cannon"
    • "prime a mine"
  • 2. cover with a primer; apply a primer to

  • 3. fill with priming liquid;

    • "prime a car engine"


  • 1. first in rank or degree;

    • "an architect of premier rank"
    • "the prime minister"
  • 2. used of the first or originating agent;

    • "prime mover"
  • 3. of superior grade;

    • "choice wines"
    • "prime beef"
    • "prize carnations"
    • "quality paper"
    • "select peaches"
  • 4. of or relating to or being an integer that cannot be factored into other integers;

    • "prime number"
  • 5. at the best stage;

    • "our manhood's prime vigor"- Robert Browning

Example sentences

  • Ade has been widely tipped as the Prime Minister.

  • The Prime Minister has made a statement closely approximate to a falsehood.

  • The education minister personally persuaded the prime minister to rethink.

  • The Prime Minister's policy alienated many of her followers.

  • The man with the umbrella will be the Prime Minister.

  • The broadcast went out on television at prime time , when everyone was watching.

  • The cabinet are agreed by the Prime Minister.

  • That actor has been on five prime time programs.

  • Spring is the prime time for planting trees.

  • He served briefly as prime minister from 1920 to 1921.

  • a close ally and friend of the prime minister

  • The Teflon Prime Minister has survived another crisis.

  • The role of the state as a prime mover in planning social change has been under attack.

  • The Prime Minister played host to French Premier Jacques Chirac.

  • Now what we need is definite proof that we can lay before the prime minister.

  • He is too impulsive to be a responsible prime minister.

  • In those far off days it never entered anyone's mind that she could be Prime Minister.

  • The prime minister is facing a revolt by party activists over his refusal to hold a referendum.

  • He artfully inveigled the Prime Minister into committing his government to the venture.

  • The Prime Minister made a stirring speech.

  • He was nominally Deputy Prime Minister, certainly, but his influence was clearly on the wane.

  • He was given the title of deputy prime minister.

  • The strains of office are beginning to tell on the prime minister.

  • The prime minister has a blind spot on ethical issues.

  • The Prime Minister is expected to call a crunch meeting on Monday.

  • We've had a series of athletes trying to come back well past their prime.

  • Breakfast will be a cheerless affair for the Prime Minister this morning.

  • A lot of the chanting was in support of the deputy Prime Minister.

  • The ship was sunk on express orders from the Prime Minister.

Phrase collocation

  • prime the pump

    stimulate or support the growth or success of something by supplying it with money

    • the money was intended to prime the community care pump.

  • prime the pump【非正式用语】

    To encourage the growth or action of something.

Synonym discrimination

  • excellent, choice, splendid, select, prime, first-rate

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