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1Of the best class or quality; excellent.‘first-rate musicians’
top quality, high quality, top grade, first class, second to none, top, five star, premier, premium, fine, grade aView synonyms
- ‘It included two first-rate composers and several excellent performers.’
- ‘Visitors to an inn in the Langdale valley are being treated to some first-rate clarinet music by an accomplished European musician this summer.’
- ‘My fellow students and I had some first-rate teachers and two excellent and highly-respected heads.’
- ‘But the writing and the direction are excellent, absolutely first-rate, and I cannot resist it.’
- ‘The quality is first-rate and orders are processed quickly.’
- ‘Twenty first-rate musicians and singers perform on this album, adding colour, texture and contrast to the songs of the little Yorkshire lass.’
- ‘I've seen more first-rate cinema in the past five weeks than I have in the past five years, and now I'm getting into the books as well.’
- ‘As a senior club, this was their second team, yet their hunger and quality was first-rate.’
- ‘After customer satisfaction, be sure to leave a first-rate impression about the quality of your company.’
- ‘The image quality on this disc from Warner Brothers is first-rate.’
- ‘Institute faculty will, of course, play an important role in providing a first-rate, quality program.’
- ‘Stop by for a drink before dinner and even come back afterwards to enjoy first-rate music and fine company.’
- ‘Simple, rustic meals, focusing more on quality ingredients, such as first-rate olive oil.’
- ‘Construction throughout reflects first-rate craftsmanship and excellent attention to detail.’
- ‘If you want a bit of class, golf, first-rate diving and hurricane parties, think mid-Atlantic.’
- ‘The presentation quality of the book is first-rate and technical errors are generally minor.’
- ‘The film is a delightful romantic and comedic concoction with a first-rate cast and excellent production values.’
- ‘She has great reserves of iron ore, although mostly not of first-rate quality.’
- ‘His mathematical work, though not large in quantity, was first-rate in quality.’
- ‘The texture quality is first-rate, creating highly detailed objects, environments and vehicles.’
- 1.1 In good health or condition; very well.‘I think you look first-rate’
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