A first rate restaurant should offer wonderful food with wonderful service.
A first-rate border plant of easy cultivation.
"Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else."
They are memorable occasions with first-rate speakers, properly run but not solemn.
The following list is intended to include those books only which are of first-rate importance.
The concilium or tribal assembly figures largely in Tacitus's account of the Germani, and he represents it as the final authority on all matters of first-rate importance.