day one

noun

often capitalized D&O
: the first day or very beginning of something

Examples of day one in a Sentence

We've known this about the project since Day One. since day one of this project, we've always insisted that we would create the best product possible without any consideration of cost
Recent Examples on the Web From day one, Motta positioned Coalition to grow faster than At-Bay. Jeff Kauflin, Forbes, 12 Feb. 2024 Angela stressed that the entire family was involved from day one. Parker Mancino, arkansasonline.com, 5 Feb. 2024 From day one, Black people have been used for profit. Tiffany Eve Lawrence, Parents, 4 Feb. 2024 Premium members will get day one (and occasionally early) access to new releases, as well as their pick of premium editions, DLC, and monthly awards. Amrita Khalid, The Verge, 16 Jan. 2024 Since day one, Showmax has leaned on its local know-how and production capacity as an advantage over its global competitors, offering a wide range of African content from across the MultiChoice bouquet of pay-TV channels, as well as its slate of Showmax originals. Christopher Vourlias, Variety, 29 Jan. 2024 On day one, in Dakar, the excursion to nearby Gorée Island – a former island trading post from which more than 20 million Africans were shipped into European slavery – is a sobering but necessary start to the cruise, driving home the enduring impact of slavery on West Africa and the world. Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon, Travel + Leisure, 29 Jan. 2024 But delivery dates for all three models quickly slipped to March 8-15 for online orders while the device was sold out for in-store pickup on day one at many locations. Bloomberg, The Mercury News, 19 Jan. 2024 And that work starts not on day one of your new job, but before the interview process even starts. Alex Atzberger, Fortune, 12 Jan. 2024 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1971, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of day one was in 1971

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“Day one.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/day%20one. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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