From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdebutde‧but1 /ˈdeɪbjuː, ˈdeb- $ deɪˈbjuː, dɪ-/ ●○○ noun [countable] FIRSTthe first public appearance of an entertainer, sports player etc or of something new and importantsomebody’s debut He made his Major League debut as shortstop.film/acting/directorial etc debut His Broadway debut was ‘The Scarlet Pimpernel’.debut album/CD/single etc Their debut album was recorded in 1991.debut match/performance etc He scored in his debut match for the club.
Examples from the Corpusdebut• Hall, in his directing debut, has created an effective mix of comedy, drama and action.• "Little Man Tate" was Jodie Foster's directorial debut.• Charlie Chaplin made his film debut in 1913.• As a fourteen-year-old she had made her debut in a particularly sophisticated team, and went on to appear on Broadway.• This is his debut for his new club, Manchester United.• He made 45 on his debut against Sefton and then 82 against Liverpool.• Nobody seemed to have any doubt that Pencader would trounce his rivals on his debut at Newbury last month.• No film technician arranging the special effects for an adventure film could have created a more spectacular debut.• Both players will be making their debuts.• Their debut album was recorded in 1991.made ... debut• Aloysia made her debut in Vienna the same year, and in 1780 she married the court actor and painter Joseph Lange.• Keown started as an apprentice at Highbury, but made his debut while on loan at Brighton in 1985.• In 1934 he made his Warwickshire debut, and quickly caught the eye as a hard-hitting middle-order batsman.• Wainwright is fifth choice at Bramall Lane and only made his debut for the reserves on Wednesday.• This came straight after Tamara Rojo, another outsider, made her debut in the role.• G John Smith made his debut speech as the Labour leader in Blackpool.debutdebut2 verb 1 [intransitive] to appear in public or become available for the first time The show will debut next Monday at 8.00 pm.2 [transitive] to introduce a product to the public for the first time → release SYN launch Ralph Lauren debuted his autumn collection in Paris last week.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpusdebut• To keep pace with the popularity of skating, Collins is debuting a 15-show winter mini-tour at East Coast venues on Wednesday.• The show debuts at 8 p. m. on Feb. 23 and runs through March 3.• The show will debut Monday night at 8 p.m.• She also debuts on the collectors' Web site, www. barbie. com.From Longman Business Dictionarydebutde‧but /ˈdeɪbjuː, ˈdebjuːdeɪˈbjuː, dɪ-/ noun [countable]1the first public appearance of a product or service, or the first time that it is available to buyThe new machines will mark the debut of the next generation of memory chips.2FINANCE an occasion when a company ISSUEs (=makes available and sells) shares, bonds etc for the first timeBangkok Land made a notable debut, accounting for about 32% of the exchange’s total trading volume. —debut verb [intransitive, transitive] American EnglishWhen MP3 players first debuted, there was a low take-up by the public.Intel has debuted its latest desktop Pentium D processors, launching the chip family as the 9xx series.Origin debut1 (1700-1800) French début, from débuter “to begin”, from but “starting point”