Definition of firstly in English:

firstly

Line breaks: first¦ly
Pronunciation: /ˈfəːs(t)li
 
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adverb

  • Used to introduce a first point or reason: firstly it is wrong and secondly it is extremely difficult to implement
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    • Fur isn't a good fashion choice for two reasons, firstly it simply doesn't look very good.
    • There were a couple of reasons for this, firstly as it was just too damn hot.
    • I am on the side of legalising cannabis for a number of reasons, firstly to break the link between cannabis and hard drugs.

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