first-degree

adjective

Definition of first-degree 

1 US : of the most serious type : deserving the harshest punishment first-degree murder/theft/arson

2 : of the least harmful or mildest type He suffered a first-degree burn.

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first-degree

adjective
\ˈfərst-di-ˈgrē \

Medical Definition of first-degree 

: of the lowest or mildest in a series of categories a first-degree laceration

first degree

noun

Legal Definition of first degree 

: the grade given to the most serious forms of crimes burglary in the first degree

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