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  1. firm
    IPA[fərm]
  2. adjective

    verb

    • 1. make (something) physically solid or resilient:

      an exercise program designed to firm up muscle tone
    • 2. fix (a plant) securely in the soil:

      don't tread around bushes to firm them
    • 3. make (an agreement or plan) explicit and definite:

      archaeologists have now firmed up this new view
    • 4. (of a price) rise slightly to reach a level considered secure:

      he believed house prices would firm by the end of the year

    adverb

    • 1. in a resolute and determined manner:

      she will stand firm against the government's proposal
    • noun

      a business concern, especially one involving a partnership of two or more people:
    • adjective

      having a solid, almost unyielding surface or structure:

      solidly in place and stable:

    • verb

      make more solid or resilient:

      fix (a plant) securely in the soil:

    • adverb

      in a resolute and determined manner:
    • noun

      a business concern, especially one involving a partnership of two or more people:

      a group of hospital doctors working as a team, headed by a consultant.

    • noun

      a business that is engaged in the practice of law:
    • noun

      a business that is engaged in the practice of law:
    • strict discipline or control
    • strict discipline or control
    • (in Scotland) a name for Celtic and Rangers Football Clubs
    • be sure of one's facts or secure in one's position, especially in a discussion
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