Firsthand meaning

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Firsthand is defined as experienced personally, or heard straight from the source.

When you witness an accident with your own two eyes instead of hearing about it after the fact, this is an example of when you witnessed it firsthand.

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Received from the original source.

Firsthand information.

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From the original producer or source; direct.
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Firsthand knowledge.

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Origin of firsthand