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to begin with

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novelty

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from the first

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  • from the start
  • from the beginning
  • from the outset
  • from the very beginning
  • from the introduction
  • from the starting point
  • from the inception
  • from the commencement
  • from the word `go'

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at or near the start of a period, development, or series

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the first or highest in an ordering or series

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the first element in a countable series

the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed at first of the bases in the infield (counting counterclockwise from home plate)

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the lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle

preceding all others in time or space or degree

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indicating the beginning unit in a series

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serving to set in motion

serving to begin

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ranking above all others

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highest in pitch or chief among parts or voices or instruments or orchestra sections

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before anything else

the initial time

prominently forward

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Once again, advocates of first-past-the-post see this as an advantage of their system, but arguably it is not.
Lord Jenkins came down firmly in favour of changing the current first-past-the-post system and the British government is now making moves to do just that.
The first-past-the-post system presents a number of advantages for the electorate.
That was Peter Hain earlier this year when he was arguing against first-past-the-post for Westminster.
Mr Jones said"If we do win, it will be the straightforward simplicity of first-past-the-post that carries the day.
I think first-past-the-post has served us well for a very long time," he said.
Mr Clegg wants proportional representation (PR) to replace first-past-the-post to give smaller parties wider representation in the Commons.
If repeated in a general election, the findings would give Labour a small majority because of imbalances in the first-past-the-post system.
Last November, when they signed the comprehensive peace accord with Nepalese mainstream political parties, Maoist rebels to hold the constituent assembly election on the basis of a joint electoral system, meaning both the proportional representation system and the first-past-the-post system, for which the commission on Sunday also extended the deadline for submitting nomination papers.
If the election had been entirely carried out under the first-past-the-post system (as per the British Parliament), there would have been a clear winner and therefore stronger Government for Wales.
Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy disclosed that preliminary talks have begun to look at replacing Britain's first-past-the-post system with a form of proportional representation.
follow greyhounds and adopt a first-past-the-post system for betting purposes, writes David Yates.
In a first-past-the-post election, this is a very encouraging result.
Responses to a party-wide consultation exercise showed massive opposition to scrapping the first-past-the-post system for Westminster elections, according to a series of reports.
The System Three survey shows Labour up two per cent in the first-past-the-post vote to 41 per cent, and unchanged at 34 per cent on the list vote.