English version

first name

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfirst nameˈfirst name ●●● S2 noun [countable]  1 NAME OF A PERSONthe name or names that come before your family name syn Christian name, → surname, last name Her first name’s Helen, but I don’t know her surname.2 be on first name terms (with somebody)
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first nameNobody votes on a first name basis.I was wondering if you know this guy Wilkinson, I forget his first name.He and Mr. O'Brien were acquainted with one another and on first name terms.What's your mom's first name?Ask to have the name spelled and ask for the first name if it is not mentioned.Nowadays, everyone seems to call everyone else by their first name, even though they've never met them before.
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