Translation of "first" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ S ] (NEVER BEFORE) 从来没有 uk us /ˈfɜːst/ US  /ˈfɝːst/

something that has never happened or been done before

This new surgical technique is a first for (= has never been done before in) Britain. 这种外科手术新技术在英国是首次应用。

(Translation of “first noun (NEVER BEFORE)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)