- used, appearing, contending, etc., for the first time: a first-time candidate.
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Examples from the Web for first-time
“You are bringing someone into an atmosphere of intensity, and adding a lot of pressure to a first-time meeting,” says Berman.How to Make It Through Thanksgiving Alive
November 26, 2014
I remember Leonardo DiCaprio once saying that he has a policy of never working with first-time directors.The Resurrection of Kristen Stewart
October 11, 2014
First-time offenders would be suspended for six games without pay.Was Firing Ray Rice The Right Move?
September 10, 2014
Yet despite its overall unevenness, as a first-time director, Stewart should be proud of giving this story more coverage.'Rosewater' Review: Jon Stewart's Clumsy but Earnest Directorial Debut
September 9, 2014
The script was so strong he decided to take a chance on a first-time writer and director to make the film.Meet Vincent McKenna, Your New Favorite Bill Murray Character
September 6, 2014
This, for the first-time, came to our knowledge last night, after his return from wherever he had been.Ridgeway
One was 29, the other 65; one was a first-time burgess, the other a veteran member.The Road to Independence: Virginia 1763-1783
Virginia State Dept. of Education
Home price inflation and high interest rates threaten to put homeownership out of reach for first-time homebuyers.
It is only the first-time visitor to the Alps who bridles under the Judas kiss of the wind called fun.World's War Events, Vol. II
Philander had probably guessed—or perhaps it was so with all first-time men—that Hanlon was here on probation.Man of Many Minds
E. Everett Evans