in the first degree
Definition of in the first degree
: of the most serious type : deserving the harshest punishment She was accused of murder in the first degree.
Word by Word Definitions
: preceding all others in time, order, or importance: such as
: being the lowest forward gear or speed of a motor vehicle
: before another in time, space, or importance
: for the first time
: in preference to something else : sooner
: something that is first: such as
: the first occurrence or item of a kind
: the first forward gear or speed of a motor vehicle
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