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first name meaning

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    Definition of first name in English Dictionary

  • NounPLfirst names
    1. The first element of a full name.
      1. Imagine a country where children do nothing but play until they start compulsory schooling at age seven. Then, without exception, they attend comprehensives until the age of 16. [ …] Children address teachers by their first names. Even 15-year-olds do no more than 30 minutes' homework a night.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • My accountant was so bad I am now on first name terms with the tax department.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
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    Meaning of first name for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this idiom "first name" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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