Definition of 'first-rate'
Example sentences containing 'first-rate'
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It was cast out of first-rate silver, based on a clay model of the dear departed thing which I made from memory. THE RIVAL QUEENS: A COUNTESS ASHBY DE LA ZOUCHE MYSTERY (2002)You probably know there's a lot of first-rate tourmaline in Maine. SOMETHING IN THE WATER (2002)He was also a first-rate administrator and complemented his more boisterous chief who disliked desk work. COVER STORY (2002)
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Used Occasionally. first-rate is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'first-rate'
British English: first-rate ADJECTIVE
If you say that something or someone is first-rate, you mean that they are extremely good and of the highest quality.
People who used his service knew they were dealing with a first-rate professional.
Definition of first-rate from the Collins English Dictionary
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