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first and foremost

more than anything ​else: In ​spite of her ​recentsuccess as a ​novelist, she ​remains first and ​foremost a ​poet.
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first and foremost

C1 more than anything ​else: In ​spite of being ​elected to ​office, she ​remains first and ​foremost a ​writer.
(Definition of first and foremost from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “first and foremost”
in Chinese (Simplified) 首要的是,首先…
in Chinese (Traditional) 首要的是,首先…
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