first and foremost


first and foremost
firstly and most important

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  • first and foremost — phrase used for emphasizing the main point or the most important reason for something He was first and foremost an educator who cared about his students. ‘Why not get a job that pays more?’ ‘First and foremost, because I really like what I’m… …   Useful english dictionary

  • first and foremost — {adv. phr.} As the most important thing; first. * /First and foremost they needed food./ * /I want you to remember to pay that bill first and foremost./ * /First and foremost, we must keep America free./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • first and foremost — {adv. phr.} As the most important thing; first. * /First and foremost they needed food./ * /I want you to remember to pay that bill first and foremost./ * /First and foremost, we must keep America free./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • first and foremost — first and most important, firstly    The speaker began by saying, First and foremost …   English idioms

  • first and foremost — ► first and foremost more than anything else. Main Entry: ↑first …   English terms dictionary

  • first and foremost — index ab initio Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • first\ and\ foremost — adv. phr. As the most important thing; first. First and foremost they needed food. I want you to remember to pay that bill first and foremost. First and foremost, we must keep America free …   Словарь американских идиом

  • first and foremost — more than anything else. He remains first and foremost a businessman, not a politician. In order to be successful a film has to be, first and foremost, a good story …   New idioms dictionary

  • first and foremost — used for emphasizing the main point or the most important reason for something He was first and foremost an educator who cared about his students. Why not get a job that pays more? First and foremost, because I really like what I m doing …   English dictionary

  • first and foremost — adverb Primarily; most importantly. There are many things to be considered before that question can be answered properly, I said, sententiously. First and foremost, do you love Mr. Edgar? Syn: above all …   Wiktionary

  • first and foremost —    This expression is used to state what you consider to be more important than anything else.     First and foremost I want to thank our hosts for their wonderful reception …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions