first–line

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adjective \ˈfərst-ˈlīn\

Definition of first–line

  1. :  being the preferred, standard, or first choice first–line treatment of tuberculosis — compare second-line

1919

First Known Use of first–line

1919


FIRST–LINE Defined for English Language Learners

first–line

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adjective \ˈfərst-ˈlīn\

Definition of first–line for English Language Learners

  • : used or chosen first

  • : available to be used immediately


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first–line

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adjective \ˈfərst-ˈlīn\

Medical Definition of first–line

  1. :  being the preferred, standard, or first choice first–line treatment of advanced breast cancer—compare second-line

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