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first-rate

Pronunciation: /ˈfɜːrstˈreɪt; ˈfɜːstˈreɪt/

Translation of first-rate in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [book/performance/athlete] de primera, de primer orden; [bore/idiot] de marca mayor
    Example sentences
    • The quality is first-rate and orders are processed quickly.
    • But the writing and the direction are excellent, absolutely first-rate, and I cannot resist it.
    • My fellow students and I had some first-rate teachers and two excellent and highly-respected heads.

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