first-rate

first-rate
1. a первоклассный

first-rate quality — высшее качество

first-rate technology — первоклассная техника

first-rate machinery — первоклассная техника

2. a важный; крупнейший

a book of first-rate significance — книга огромной важности

3. a разг. превосходный, великолепный

first-rate dinner — превосходный обед

we tumbled upon a first-rate restaurant — нам попался превосходный ресторан

4. a мор. первого ранга
5. adv разг. превосходно

to feel first-rate — чувствовать себя великолепно

Синонимический ряд:
excellent (adj.) A1; bang-up; banner; best; blue-ribbon; bully; capital; champion; choice; classic; classical; crack; excellent; famous; fine; first-class; first-string; five-star; front-rank; Grade A; great; number one; par excellence; prime; quality; royal; skookum; sovereign; splendid; stunning; superb; superb-rate; superior; tiptop; top; topflight; top-notch; very good; whiz-bang

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  • First-rate — was the designation used by the Royal Navy for its largest ships of the line, those mounting 100 guns or more on three gundecks. [Bennett The Battle of Trafalgar , p. 19] First rate vessels carried over 800 crew and displaced in excess of 2,000… …   Wikipedia

  • first-rate — ˌfirst ˈrate adjective excellent or of the very best quality: • Our sales force receive first rate training. • Service at the hotel is first rate, and the rates are very reasonable. * * * first rate UK US /ˌfɜːstˈreɪt/ adjective ► of the highest… …   Financial and business terms

  • First-rate — (f[ e]rst r[=a]t ), a. Of the highest excellence; pre[ e]minent in quality, size, or estimation. [1913 Webster] Our only first rate body of contemporary poetry is the German. M. Arnold. [1913 Webster] Hermocrates . . . a man of first rate ability …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • first-rate — adj. 1. of the highest quality; as, a first rate reporter. Syn: ace, A one, first class, super, tip top, topnotch, tops(predicate). [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • first-rate — adjective of the highest quality: The service is first rate. He s doing a first rate job …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • first-rate — first rate; first rate·ly; first rate·ness; …   English syllables

  • first-rate — first class / first rate [adj] superior, excellent capital, choice, dandy, fine, first string*, fivestar*, in class by itself*, prime*, shipshape, sound, supreme, tiptop*, top, top notch*, very good; concept 574 Ant. bad, inferior, lesser, poor,… …   New thesaurus

  • First-rate — n. (Naut.) A war vessel of the highest grade or the most powerful class. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • first-rate — adj of the very best quality = ↑excellent ▪ He s a first rate surgeon …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • first-rate — first′ rate′ adj. 1) excellent; superb 2) of the highest rank, rate, or class 3) very well • Etymology: 1660–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • first-rate — index best, meritorious, preferential, premium, prime (most valuable), select, superior (excellent) …   Law dictionary


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