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Received from the original source: firsthand information.

first′hand′ adv.
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or first′-hand′,

1. from the first or original source; directly.
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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