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first name

  
     ( first names    plural  ) Your first name is the first of the names that were given to you when you were born. You can also refer to all of your names except your surname as your first names.      n-count   usu poss N  
Her first name was Mary. I don't know what her surname was.      If two people are on first-name terms, they know each other well enough to call each other by their first names, rather than having to use a more formal title.  
on first name terms      phrase   usu v-link PHR, oft PHR with n  
The two were said to have been on first-name terms...     
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first

  

      adj  
1    chief, foremost, head, highest, leading, pre-eminent, prime, principal, ruling  
2    earliest, initial, introductory, maiden, opening, original, premier, primeval, primitive, primordial, pristine  
3    basic, cardinal, elementary, fundamental, key, primary, rudimentary  
      adv  
4    at the beginning, at the outset, before all else, beforehand, firstly, initially, in the first place, to begin with, to start with  
      n  
5    as in from the first      beginning, commencement, inception, introduction, outset, start, starting point, word "go"     (informal)  


first-class     
A1 or A-one     (informal)   ace     (informal)   bad     (slang)   bitchin'     (U.S. slang)   blue-chip, boffo     (slang)   brill     (informal)   brilliant, capital, champion, chillin'     (U.S. slang)   choice, crack     (slang)   cracking     (Brit. informal)   crucial     (slang)   def     (slang)   dope     (slang)   elite, excellent, exceptional, exemplary, first-rate, five-star, great, jim-dandy     (slang)   marvellous, matchless, mean     (slang)   mega     (slang)   outstanding, premium, prime, second to none, sovereign, superb, superlative, the dog's bollocks     (taboo slang)   tiptop, top, top-class, top-drawer, top-flight, top-notch     (informal)   topping     (Brit. slang)   tops     (slang)   twenty-four carat, very good, world-class  
  
Antonyms     
   inferior, second-class, second-rate, shocking     (informal)   terrible, third-rate  
first-hand     
direct, straight from the horse's mouth  
first-rate     
admirable, A1 or A-one     (informal)   bitchin'     (U.S. slang)   bodacious     (slang, chiefly U.S.)   boffo     (slang)   brill     (informal)   chillin'     (U.S. slang)   crack     (slang)   cracking     (Brit. informal)   crucial     (slang)   def     (slang)   dope     (slang)   elite, excellent, exceptional, exclusive, first class, jim-dandy     (slang)   mean     (slang)   mega     (slang)   outstanding, prime, second to none, sovereign, superb, superlative, the dog's bollocks     (taboo slang)   tiptop, top, top-notch     (informal)   topping     (Brit. slang)   tops     (slang)   world-class  

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n.
suite of the pointed first letters of the name of an organisation. eg B.O.A.C. , B.B.C., N.A.T.O., N.A.S.A..
When the "sigle" can be read like a simple word, it becomes an "acronym" : Nato, Nasa, Faq,...so B.B.C. is just a "sigle"
n.
also FCR, a customer-service indicator used in the call center industry.
[Bus.]
n.
first day date for calculation of pregnancy
For calculation of Pregnancy Age
n.
name given to isolated or fictive places;
adj.
name given to the Great Lakes Storm of 1913
n.
(Latin for "God wills it") was the cry of the people at the declaration of the First Crusade by Pope Urban II at the Council of Clermont in 1095.
The phrase appears variously as Deus vult (Classical Latin), Dieu le veut (French), Deus lo vult or Deus lo volt (catalan), etc.
n.
a round and sweet fruit with pale, orange-colored skin that comes from a tree of the same name
n.
an affectionate slang name for a penis, similar to tadger, which is a more common used term. Used especially in the North of England, Todger has also been used as a nickname, particularly for males called Tom and Todd
n.
a demonym, also referred to as a gentilic, is a name for a resident of a locality.
ex.: the demonym for the people of Italy is Italian.
n.
informal name given to footwear items like socks, home foot covers or plastic foot covers used for hygienical reasons
n.
name given to the discomfort felt in the abdominal area in situations of stress or anxiety
also known as "butterflies in the stomach" sensation
n.
assumption of name and unique identity by which one creates a impression on the internet.
[Tech.]

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