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first

adjective   /fɜːst/
A1 coming before all others primer(o) Ken was the first person to arrive.
A2 most important primer(o) Sheila won first prize in the photo competition.
adverb   /fɜːst/
A1 before everything or everyone else en primer lugar Jason came first in the race (= he won).
B1 for the first time por primera vez I first met him last year.
at first
B1 at the beginning of a situation or period of time al principio 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 lugar First of all, I’d like to ask you a few questions.
noun, pronoun   /fɜːst/
the first
B1 the first person or thing el primero I liked the second movie more than the first. I was the first to arrive.
(Definition of first from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

first

adjective, adverb /fəːst/
before all others in place, time or rank primero I was the first person to arrive The boy spoke first.
firstly adverb
in the first place en primer lugar I have three reasons for not going – firstly, it’s cold, secondly, I’m tired, and thirdly, I don’t want to!
first aid noun
treatment of a wounded or sick person before the doctor’s arrival primeros auxilios We should all learn first aid (also adjective) first-aid treatment.
first-born noun
one’s oldest child primogénito Daniel was our first-born (also adjective) Their first-born child was Rosa.
first-class adjective
of the best quality de primera clase a first-class hotel.
very good de primera calidad, excelente This food is first-class!
(for) travelling in the best and most expensive part of the train, plane, ship etc de primera clase a first-class passenger ticket (also adverb) She always travels first-class.
first floor noun
(British ) the floor of a building that is the next one above the floor that is at the same level as the ground outside; second floor(American) primer piso Our flat is on the first floor.
(American ) the floor of a building that is on the same level as the ground outside the building; ground floor(British) planta baja Her apartment is on the first floor.
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 language noun
the language that you learn to speak first when you are a child lengua materna Her first language is Spanish.
first name noun
the name that you are given when you are born and whoch comes before your family name nombre, nombre de pila Her first name is Doris.
first-rate adjective
of the best quality estupendo She is a first-rate architect.
at first
at the beginning al principio At first I didn’t like him.
at first hand
obtained etc directly de primera mano 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 en primer lugar 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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