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English definition of “firm”

firm

adjective (FORCEFUL)    /fɜːm/ US  /fɝːm/
C2 forceful and making people do what you want : I was always very firm with my children - they knew the rules and I made sure they kept to them.Strong-willed
(Definition of firm adjective (FORCEFUL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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