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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfirst-rateˌfirst-ˈrate adjective  GOOD/EXCELLENTof the very best quality syn excellent He’s a first-rate surgeon.
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first-rateIt is directed by James Cameron, though, and so primarily a first-rate action picture.Jim said that the store had a first-rate food department and a bank.From Doubleday comes a new series of first-rate hardbacks for small children.This is not a first-rate print.The struggle produced at least two first-rate publications in the field of political literature.They were first-rate soldiers and archers, and extraordinary horsemen.
From Longman Business Dictionaryfirst-rateˌfirst-ˈrate adjective excellent or of the very best qualityOur sales force receive first-rate training.Service at the hotel is first-rate, and the rates are very reasonable.
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