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first·hand

 (fûrst′hănd′)
adj.
Received from the original source: firsthand information.

first′hand′ adv.

first′hand′

or first′-hand′,



adv.
1. from the first or original source; directly.
adj.
2. of or pertaining to the first or original source.
3. direct from the original source.
[1690–1700]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.firsthand - received directly from a source; "firsthand information"
primary - of first rank or importance or value; direct and immediate rather than secondary; "primary goals"; "a primary effect"; "primary sources"; "a primary interest"
Adv.1.firsthand - from the original source; directly; "I heard this story firsthand"

firsthand

adjective
Marked by the absence of any intervention:
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It was here that he obtained his firsthand knowledge of battleships and their construction.
has announced that its all-new Gulfstream G500 business jet has begun a world tour to give current and potential customers an opportunity to experience firsthand the aircraft's cutting-edge technology, unparalleled comfort and superior craftsmanship, the company said.
6 June 2017 - US-based technology and cleantech investor Firsthand Technology Value Fund, Inc.
Secretary Chao saw firsthand how TRC Ohio has become a global leader in autonomous vehicle research development
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14 May 2012 -- The underwriters of Firsthand Technology Value Fund Inc's (NASDAQ:SVVC) follow-on offering of ordinary shares have taken full advantage of their greenshoe option, the US venture capital fund said on Friday.
The Labour Assembly Member for Cardiff North took to the road with RSPCA inspector Christine McNeil yesterday and the experience provided her with firsthand knowledge of the varied and demanding workload facing the organisation's frontline staff.
Summary: ABU DHABI -- The Prime Minister of Malaysia Dato Sri Haji Mohammed Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak on Monday visited the Masdar Institute campus at Masdar City to see firsthand the momentum and progress of Abu Dhabi's world-renowned, sustainable and cutting-edge urban development.
FirstHand Technologies, Ottawa, an innovator in transforming smart phones and PDAs into full-featured business telephones, has announced continued momentum and key achievements for 2007.
Airshow in April to get a firsthand view of how the DAV reaches out to veterans and the American public on the wings of a B25.
A powerful true story about coming of age and learning to define oneself, as surely as it is a no-holds-barred firsthand account of the terrors and challenges of the European Theater of World War II, Time at War is highly recommended.
FirstHand Technologies, Ottawa, Canada, an innovator in transforming smartphones and PDAs into full-featured business telephones, has been granted a patent for a multi-protocol data communication system supporting wireless telephony and content delivery.