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firsthand

adjective absolute, admissible, attestative, authentic, certain, conclusive, decisive, determinative, empirical, eyewitness, factual, incontrovertible, irrefutable, overwhelming, reliable, sure, valid
Associated concepts: firsthand knowledge of a crime
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Im pleased that Secretary Chao was able to see firsthand the great work that TRC Ohio is doing on behalf of our state, and I look forward to continuing my work with them in the future.
New Partnerships, Open Source Support: FirstHand Technologies partnered with NEC, Sylantro, and Bluesocket-Pingtel.
Schulzrinne and Columbia University to do so," said David Hattey, president & CEO of FirstHand Technologies.
Institutions of higher ed will need to ensure that dual-mode systems provide ample bandwidth, security, coverage, and seamless handoffs between cellular and WiFi networks, notes Peter Brockman, senior VP of business development at FirstHand.
A firsthand experience with a creature in its natural habitat is an irreplaceable treasure for anyone.
So the farm and the other resources that AdFarm offers provide a firsthand opportunity to gain additional insight into the target market.
Such collaboration will serve to connect individuals with people who have firsthand knowledge of disabilities and the VR process, enabling them to make fully informed and effective choices.
McLuhan understood that the consumption and manipulation of symbolic, abstract information is not an adequate substitute for concrete, firsthand involvement with objects, people, nature, and community, for it ignores the child's primary educational need--to make meaning out of experience.
The Eyes on the Prize Civil Rights Reader: Documents, Speeches, and Firsthand Accounts From the Black Freedom Struggle, 1954-1990 by Clayborne Carson Penguin USA (reprint edition) November 1991, ISBN 0-140-15403-5
In all, Olive Garden has invested more than 400,000 hours in wine training for managers and service team members, including firsthand experiences in the heartlands of food and wine.
I know firsthand the name-calling and bullying that happens in those hallways.
My wife and I are fortunate to see these lessons learned firsthand as our own children pursue their study of the piano.