Definition of 'foremost'
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The task is first and foremost to stop letting goals in. Times, Sunday Times (2017) First and foremost is whether or not the solution works and if the virtualisation ratios are sustainable. Computing (2010)But first and foremost he will be looking for defensive security. The Sun (2016) First and foremost it is to stop the counter-attack. The Sun (2016) First and foremost, the question is a political one. Times, Sunday Times (2016) First and foremost, karaoke etiquette is vital to a happy experience. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is always something going on - although it's football first and foremost. The Sun (2016) First and foremost, we'll try to get out of the group. The Sun (2016)Now the foremost experts in the field want to keep their colleague alive. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You want to be on the pitch first and foremost. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It included new forensic pathology reports from the foremost experts in the field. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We want to win the group but first and foremost is getting out of the group. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He seems to be the foremost expert on the matter. The Sun (2012)This struggle is first and foremost an ideological one before it is a military one. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is first and foremost a commitment to be biblical. Christianity Today (2000) First and foremost we defend our goal. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Coffee shops are first and foremost a social venue. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But first and foremost we need to play well. The Sun (2008)The world's foremost military power would not then be party to the system of international law. THE AGE OF CONSENT (2003)Arabic for'the one to be foremost. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He's got to get himself better first and foremost. Times, Sunday Times (2013) First and foremost, you want to be in the team. The Sun (2015) First and foremost, healthcare should be about outcomes. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He made it pretty clear that the helicopter was for his own personal use, first and foremost. Times, Sunday Times (2007) First and foremost, people need better information on the chances that their home could be at risk. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I write as a woman first and foremost and a journalist next. Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)But Leicester is first and foremost. The Sun (2015)We will remember him, first and foremost, as a friend. The Sun (2014)
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Translations for 'foremost'
British English: foremost ADJECTIVE
The foremost thing or person in a group is the most important or best.
He was one of the world's foremost experts on the subject.
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