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noun [countable] first name pronunciation in British English
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singularfirst name
pluralfirst names
  1. the name that comes before your family name

    I don’t know his first name.

    be on first name terms with someone (=know them well enough to call them by their first name):

    She is on first name terms with the boss.

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