Translation of "first" - English-Catalan dictionary


adjective uk /fɜːst/ us /fɜrst/

A1 coming before all others

Ken was the first person to arrive.

A2 most important

Sheila won first prize in the photo competition.
adverb uk /fɜːst/ us /fɜrst/

A1 before everything or everyone else

en primer lloc
Jason came first in the race (= he won).

B1 for the first time

per primera vegada
I first met him last year.
at first

B1 at the beginning of a situation or period of time

al començament
I didn’t like her at first, but now we are friends.
first of all also first off

B1 before doing anything else

en primer lloc, abans de res
First of all, I’d like to ask you a few questions.
noun, pronoun uk /fɜːst/ us /fɜrst/
the first

B1 the first person or thing

el primer
I liked the second movie more than the first.
I was the first to arrive.

(Translation of “first” from the Cambridge English-Catalan Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)