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Definitions for firstly
ˈfɜrst lifirst·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. first, firstly, foremost, first of all, first offadverb

    before anything else

    "first we must consider the garter snake"

Wiktionary

  1. firstlyadverb

    In the first place; before anything else; first.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Firstlyadverb

    in the first place; before anything else; -- sometimes improperly used for first

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'firstly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3172

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'firstly' in Adverbs Frequency: #319

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of firstly in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of firstly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of firstly in a Sentence

  1. Robert Piper:

    In the media, in the NGO community, and even in the Defence Ministry, you'll find plenty of thoughtful Israelis that will recognize that, firstly, the current trajectory is threatening for Israel's security and that a stable and prosperous Gaza... is also good for Israeli security.

  2. Marion Cotillard:

    It's difficult for me because firstly the language is English with a particular accent and I was always afraid of not managing to pay tribute to a given text, particularly when you're talking about Shakespeare, so that for me was perhaps what intimidated me most.

  3. Matthew Bryza:

    Russia’s goal in its lone mediation mission appears to be twofold: firstly, to repair its international reputation in relation to its debacle in Ukraine, and secondly to strengthen the impression in Armenia and Azerbaijan that Russia calls the shots in the South Caucasus, the fact that the U.S. administration is so absent and timid in its response has the impact of ceding the strategic field in the South Caucasus to Russia. This can have profound and dangerous consequences in Syria, Ukraine, and far beyond.

  4. Damian Real:

    Basically what it does is that it has a central part, LED lights which are lit all the time. When the cyclist moves to the left it activates the indicator on the left side. When the right arm is moved it activates the indicator on the right side. This system has two forms, one which is prevention and to illuminate and the other is an alert system. This system connects to mobile phone sensors so that when there is a change in acceleration it sends those registered details that there is a change in acceleration and probably an accident and a location where the cyclist can be found. So it has two things, firstly prevention and the other is an alert system in case of an accident.

  5. Robert Kubica:

    Firstly, I would like to thank everyone who has helped me during what was a difficult period of my life over these last few years, it has been a challenging journey to make it back to the Formula One grid, but what seemed almost impossible is now beginning to feel possible.

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