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Received from the original source: firsthand information.
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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.
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|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"|
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