firstly
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firstly(
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (first of all)
a. primeramente
Firstly, we will analyze this year's economic growth.Primeramente, analizaremos el crecimiento económico de este año.
b. en primer lugar
Firstly, the cost is too high. Secondly, we don't have the manpower.En primer lugar, el costo es muy alto. En segundo lugar, no tenemos la mano de obra.
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firstly
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (general)
a. en primer lugar
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firstly [ˈfɜːstlɪ]
adverb
1 (before anything else) antes que nada; en primer lugar; primero
firstly, we must stop the bleeding antes que nada or en primer lugar or primero tenemos que cortar la hemorragia
I must firstly thank everyone who helped
2 (on the first occasion) primero
we went there firstly as tourists, then bought a house there fuimos allí primero como turistas, luego nos compramos una casa
he travelled the country firstly as a book salesman, later as a journalist
3 (in the first place) en primer lugar
firstly, it's too small and secondly, it's too expensive en primer lugar, es demasiado pequeño y en segundo lugar, es demasiado caro
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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