how to pronounce first


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The above transcription of first is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

first is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of first in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… i met my mentor my first day i met a …”

meaning of first

First means the first in a series or order.

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