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English definition of “first and foremost”

first and foremost

C1 more than anything else: In spite of being elected to office, she remains first and foremost a writer.Very important or urgent Grammar:First, firstly or at first?See more
(Definition of first and foremost from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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