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Princeton's WordNet

  1. in the first place, earlier, in the beginning, to begin with, originallyadverb

    before now

    "why didn't you tell me in the first place?"

    Synonyms:
    in the beginning, primitively, originally, before, sooner, to begin with, earlier, primarily

  2. primarily, in the first placeadverb

    of primary import

    "this is primarily a question of economics"; "it was in the first place a local matter"

    Synonyms:
    in the beginning, primarily, originally, mainly, to begin with, in the main, earlier, chiefly, principally

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How to use in the first place in a sentence?

  1. Matthew Stover:

    If you have to justify an action, you probably shouldn’t have done it in the first place

  2. Adam Mosseri:

    I actually think search in general on platforms like ours gets way too much attention because it is not something people do that often. It is more important that people get good information when they come to the app in the first place.

  3. Stephan Seeger:

    It's a relief that the state has concluded they could not prove their case beyond a reasonable doubt -- they never could, he should never have been convicted in the first place.

  4. Herrera Beutler:

    When push comes to shove, I'm gon na stand with the Constitution, which is why I actually I'm at peace with it, because that's what I said I'd do in the first place.

  5. Craig Federighi:

    Step one, of course, is the extent that all of our data minimization techniques, and our keeping data on device and protecting devices from external access all of these things mean that that data isnt in any cloud in the first place to be accessed by anyone.

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Translations for in the first place

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  • erstens, an erster StelleGerman
  • καταρχήν, κατά κύριο λόγο, πρώτα πρώταGreek
  • en primer lugar, para empezarSpanish
  • alkujaan, alun perin, aluksiFinnish
  • en premier lieu, à la base, à l'origineFrench
  • նախArmenian
  • di tempat pertamaIndonesian
  • 先ず以て, 最初, そもそもJapanese
  • in de eerste plaats, allereerstDutch
  • łáaʼii góneʼNavajo, Navaho
  • в первую очередь, прежде всего, первым делом, сперва, в первую голову, сначалаRussian

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