Firsthand

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Definition: Firsthand



What is the dictionary definition of Firsthand?

Dictionary Definition


Firsthand means obtained directly from the original source.


Full Definition of Firsthand


Direct experience that is derived from personal knowledge or which comes straight from its original source. Many experts believe that the most valuable and educational type of business or investment experience is that which is gained from firsthand observation and personal practice.


Synonyms For Firsthand


immediate, direct, primary, at first hand, first-hand

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Firsthand. PayrollHeaven.com. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. July 16, 2020 https://payrollheaven.com/define/firsthand/.
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Firsthand. PayrollHeaven.com. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. https://payrollheaven.com/define/firsthand/ (accessed: July 16, 2020).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Firsthand. PayrollHeaven.com. Retrieved July 16, 2020, from PayrollHeaven.com website: https://payrollheaven.com/define/firsthand/

Definition Sources


Definitions for Firsthand are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 7th January, 2020 | 3 Views.