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firsthand

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adjective first·hand \ˈfərst-ˈhand\

Simple Definition of firsthand

  • : coming directly from actually experiencing or seeing something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of firsthand

  1. :  obtained by, coming from, or being direct personal observation or experience <a firsthand account of the war>

firsthand adverb

Examples of firsthand in a sentence

  1. He gave a firsthand account of the battle.

  2. She draws on firsthand experiences for her novel.



1748

First Known Use of firsthand

1748


FIRSTHAND Defined for Kids

firsthand

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adjective or adverb first·hand \ˈfərst-ˈhand\

Definition of firsthand for Students

  1. :  coming right from the original source <firsthand information> <I got the story firsthand.>





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