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1 firm /ˈfɚm/ adjective
firmer; firmest
1 firm
/ˈfɚm/
adjective
firmer; firmest
Learner's definition of FIRM
: fairly hard or solid : not soft
: set, placed, or attached in a way that is not easily moved often used figuratively
: not weak or uncertain
: not likely to change or be changed
: having or showing true and constant support for something or someone

hold firm

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stand firm

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— firmly

adverb

— firmness

noun [noncount]
2 firm /ˈfɚm/ verb
firms; firmed; firming
2 firm
/ˈfɚm/
verb
firms; firmed; firming
Learner's definition of FIRM
[+ object] : to put (something, such as a plan) into a final form usually + up
[+ object] : to make (something) harder or more solid : to make (something) less loose
[+ object] : to make (something) stronger
[no object] : to become less likely to change or become weaker often + up

— firming

adjective
3 firm /ˈfɚm/ noun
plural firms
3 firm
/ˈfɚm/
noun
plural firms
Learner's definition of FIRM
[count]
: a business organization
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