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adverbial noun

English Meaning(s) for 一番

adverbial noun
  1. best; first; number one
  2. game; round; bout; fall; event (in a meet)

Definition and Synonyms for 一番

Foremost before anything else
Synonyms: とりあえず, ひとつがい, 一番, 何はさておき, 先ず, 先ず以て, 第一
Foremost prominently forward
Synonyms: ひとつがい, 一番, 先ず, 先ず以て
First before another in time, space, or importance
Synonyms: ひとつがい, 一番, 先ず, 先ず以て, 1等
Better from a position of superiority or authority
Synonyms: ひとつがい, 一番
Number One the first element in a countable series
Synonyms: ピン, トップ, ひとつがい, ナンバーワン, 一番, いの一番, 一番目, 最前, 第一
Number One the first or highest in an ordering or series
Synonyms: トップ, ひとつがい, ナンバーワン, 一番, いの一番, 一級, 光一, 初め, 初める, 最初, 真っ先, 第一, 1等, 随一

Meanings for each kanji in 一番

one; one radical (no.1) Kanji Details »
turn; number in a series Kanji Details »

Categories 一番 is a member of

Ordinal Number the number designating place in an ordered sequence
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 一番

Sample Sentences for 一番

Jessie is my most attractive friend.
What's the most important in life?
He's my most interesting friend.
That small star is the brightest.
Everybody arrived dressed in their smartest clothes.

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