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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfirstlyfirst‧ly /ˈfɜːstli $ -ɜːr-/ ●●○ S3 adverb [sentence adverb]  FIRSTused to say that the fact or reason that you are going to mention is the first one and will be followed by others opp lastlyfinally, lastly Firstly, I would like to thank everyone who has contributed to this success.see thesaurus at first
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firstlyFirstly, I would like to thank everyone who has contributed to this project.His contribution lay firstly in his intensive field research, quite novel by the standards of his time.Ecotopian biotechnology on the contrary would possess an infrastructure based firstly on ecological rationality and secondarily on an economic basis.Tucker tried to separate the relationships between bidirectional reflectance ratios and firstly, the biomass, secondly, the productivity.The application of the five stages to the task illustrated would involve, firstly, the definition of the task.The way to manage money is firstly to assess what you have coming in and what you have to pay out.
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