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Spanish translation of “first”


adjective, adverb /fəːst/
before all others in place, time or rank I was the first person to arrive The boy spoke first. firstly adverb in the first place I have three reasons for not going – firstly, it’s cold, secondly, I’m tired, and thirdly, I don’t want to! first aid adjective (etc) first-aid treatment.
primeros auxilios
first-born adjective, noun (one’s) oldest (child). Daniel was our first-born Their first-born child was Rosa. first-class adjective of the best quality a first-class hotel. very good This food is first-class! (for) travelling in the best and most expensive part of the train, plane, ship etc a first-class passenger ticket (also adverb) She always travels first-class. first-hand adjective, adverb (of a story, description etc) obtained directly, not through various other people
directo, personal; directamente, personalmente; de primera mano
a first-hand account I heard the story first-hand.
first-rate adjective of the best quality She is a first-rate architect. at first at the beginning At first I didn’t like him. at first hand obtained etc directly I was able to acquire the information at first hand. first and foremost first of all.
antes que nada
First and foremost, we have to decide who will be the captain of the team.
first of all to begin with; the most important thing is First of all, let’s clear up the mess First of all, the scheme is impossiblesecondly, we can’t afford it.
(Definition of first from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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