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first floor

n.
1. The ground floor of a building.
2. Chiefly British The floor immediately above the ground floor.
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first floor

n
1. Brit the floor or storey of a building immediately above the ground floor. US and Canadian term: second floor
2. US and Canadian another term for ground floor
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

first′ floor′


n.
1. the ground floor of a building.
2. Chiefly Brit. the floor next above the ground floor of a building.
[1655–65]
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ground floor

first floor

In British English, the floor of a building which is level with the ground is called the ground floor. The floor above it is called the first floor, the floor above that is the second floor, and so on.

In American English, the floor which is level with the ground is called the first floor, the floor above it is the second floor, and so on.

Collins COBUILD English Usage © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 2004, 2011, 2012
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.first floor - the floor of a building that is at or nearest to the level of the ground around the buildingfirst floor - the floor of a building that is at or nearest to the level of the ground around the building
storey, floor, story, level - a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale; "what level is the office on?"
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Translations
přízemí
stueetage
ensimmäinen kerros
prizemlje
一階
1층
pritličjeprvo nadstropje
bottenvåning
ชั้นล่าง
tầng trệt

first floor

n the first floor (Brit) → il primo piano (Am) → il pianoterreno
on the first floor (Brit) → al primo piano
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

first floor

الدَوْر الأَرْضِي přízemí stueetage Erdgeschoss ισόγειο planta baja ensimmäinen kerros rez-de-chaussée prizemlje pianoterra 一階 1층 benedenverdieping første etasje parter andar térreo, rés-do-chão первый этаж bottenvåning ชั้นล่าง zemin kat tầng trệt 第一层
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