What is debut?

What Does debut Mean

The French word debut came to our language as a debut . The term refers to the first participation or performance of a person in a certain activity. In other words: the debut is the first time that an action has been performed.

For example: “The debut of the Uruguayan striker will take place next Tuesday” , “The young Spaniard presented his debut album a year ago” , “Yesterday I had my debut in a corporate meeting of the company” .
The first match played by an athlete or team in a tournament is called debut. The debut of the German soccer team in the 2014 World Cup , to cite one case, was against Portugal ; then he played another six games to become champion.

At the sporting level, someone's first professional match debut is also known. Cristiano Ronaldo's debut in the First Division occurred in 2002 , playing for Sporting Lisbon .
Thus, for example, it can be said that Lionel Messi's debut with FCBarcelona was on October 16, 2004 and he did so, when he was 17 years old, in a match between the culé team and Espanyol in the latter's field, The Lluis Companys de Montjuic. That was the beginning of what is considered the best player in the world.
When an artist comes to a country for the first time to perform in public, he makes his debut in that territory. The debut of the Rolling Stones in Argentina took place in 1995 : the band had never performed in Argentine territory before.
On the other hand, the first performance of a theatrical work is called debut . A group of actors may have rehearsed a play for two months until, one night, they present it to the audience: that performance marks the debut of the play in question.
The notion debut, finally, may refer to the first sexual relationship that keeps a person: "My debut was at age 19 with my partner at the time" .
In addition to all the above, we cannot ignore either that “Debut” is the title of the first album by the famous Icelandic singer Björk. It was published in July 1993 and is basically a song of love.
It included songs that “drank” from different musical styles, among which were “Human behavior”, “Venus as a boy”, “Big time sensuality”, “Violently happy” or “Play dead”.

It managed to sell 5,400,000 copies worldwide and was produced by both the artist herself and Nellee Hooper.
In relation to the term we are dealing with, we find the so-called Debutantes Ball, which is held every year in Paris and which has become one of the most exclusive events. It has its origin in 18th century England and basically consists of “presenting in society” young people, between 16 and 22 years old, who are important for their achievements or simply because they are daughters, granddaughters or nieces of someone relevant or well known. A party in which they will have another young companion.

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