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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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ML: Of or pertaining to the 1st or lowest in a series. Also: Of or pertaining to the highest or most serious in a series

Usage examples (6)
  • Mr. Weinstein, a retired pharmacist, pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter in June.
  • In Florida, violations can be charged as first-degree misdemeanors and result in jail time.
  • Three months ago, or four months ago, we had a first-degree murderer who put in to be pardoned.
  • In New York, Corriero can hand out life terms to kids convicted of murde r, and up to 10 years for first-degree robbery. for more
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