What is the noun for firstly?

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  1. (uncountable) The person or thing in the first position.
  2. (uncountable) The first gear of an engine.
  3. (countable) Something that has never happened before; a new occurrence.
  4. (countable, baseball) first base
  5. (countable, Britain, colloquial) A first-class honours degree.
  6. (countable, colloquial) A first-edition copy of some publication.
  7. A fraction of an integer ending in one.
  8. Synonyms:
  9. Examples:
    1. “Skydiving was a first for him, and it was exhilarating.”
      “From the first, we knew we were in for a great experience.”
  1. One who comes first; a person or entity being the first to arrive, or the first in sequence.
  2. Examples:
    1. “Britain's phenomenal success as firstcomer in the new industrialism was reflected in her record 38 per cent share of the world trade in manufactures...”
      “The firstcomer was ruddy and auburn-haired and evidently a leader.”
  1. The quality of being first; originality; priority
  2. Examples:
    1. Firstness helps to explain logico-cognitive processes and therefore, at once, the formation of signs.”
  1. The state or condition of being first; priority.
  1. plural of firstcomer
  2. Examples:
    1. “But at long last the summer, high summer, was upon them, with the promised arrival of the four firstcomers to the old manor house.”
  1. plural of first
  2. Synonyms:
  3. Examples:
    1. “Humanity began to reach for the stars, and the race was on to achieve a series of firsts in a new category.”
      “I have seen people come back for seconds before some people have had firsts, and when you point this out to them they get snippy about it.”
      “Figures from Cambridge showed far fewer scored firsts and many more got third-class degrees than their peers.”
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