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English definition of “prime”


adjective [before noun]     /praɪm/
C2 main or most important : This is a prime example of 1930s architecture . the prime suspect in a murder investigation a prime source of evidence The president is a prime (= likely ) target for the assassin's bullet .Very important or urgent of the best quality : prime beef The hotel is in a prime location in the city centre .Extremely good
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