Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The initial period in which a movie is released.

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Examples

  • Bill generously let me take out one of the more forward hurdlers which was due to have its first run in two weeks or so, and as usual I much appreciated the chance he gave me to ride to some useful purpose, and to shake the dust off the one skill I had been born with.

    Smokescreen

  • Two people who were close to him were eager to get the nod: Caspar Weinberger, who had known Reagan since his first run for governor in California; and William Casey, Reagans campaign manager.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • If so, no-one has come up with a satisfactory deciphering, and Boudet’s book is as puzzling today as it was when it was first run was when it was first published.

    The Templar Revelation

  • After pulling out of the Ferrari garage on his first run in the final 10-minute shoot-out,

    RTÉ News

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