Firm

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Definition

a firm: a company, a business, an association, a corporation
noun
Take care not to confuse it with the adjective firm (hard, solid, strict)

(a) firm (position) : (an) unchanging, resolute, strong (opinion or view)
adjective

Examples

  • "He does have a very firm hand shake."
  • "A printing firm has been chosen to produce the new stationery including business cards, compliment slips, letterheads, envelopes, invoices, and product labels."
  • "I have ten years' experience in the customer service field, as well as management experience in a local telemarketing firm. The challenging environments in which I've worked have taught me to think on my feet, communicate clearly and always remain polite and professional while dealing with callers."
  • "I'm not saying an American firm would be any better, but perhaps we could investigate other options."
  • "In this room before me, I see representatives from the growing cosmetics corporation Delavigne, the well established investment banking firm Cashman, Billfold and Green, and famed San Francisco restaurateur Wolfgang Fève among others."
  • "I have ten years experience in the customer service field, as well as management experience in a local telemarketing firm. The challenging environments in which I've worked have taught me to think on my feet, communicate clearly and always remain polite and professional while dealing with callers."
  • "Good, very firm. And then, Mr. Hand is going to move to your back."

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