first world
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Usage note
This word is often written as "First World," or, when used as a modifier, "first-world."
first world(
fuhrst
 
wuhrld
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (industrialized, non-Communist countries)
a. el primer mundo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The first world leads the globe on consumption of resources per capita.El primer mundo es el líder mundial en el consume de recursos per cápita.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(pertaining to a developed country)
a. del primer mundo
At the height of the Cold War, first-world countries were defined as those aligned with U.S. interests.En la cúspide de la Guerra Fría, se identificaron como los países del primer mundo a aquellos en consonancia con los intereses de Estados Unidos.
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