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first-come-first-served

Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective predicate distributed in order to those who request it in person; not subject to reservation for later delivery. Contrasted with reservable.

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  • adjective Describing a process of dealing with people using the principle "first come, first served".

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Examples

  • Delays could hurt your chances of getting money since some schools dole out aid on a first-come-first-served basis.

    A Three-Year Countdown to Saving for College

  • "This first-come-first-served method of leasing gave everyone, including the little guys, a chance to play in Alaska's oil and gas leasing game," Jack Roderick wrote in "Crude Dreams," his history of the Alaska oil industry.

    AlaskaDispatch.com: Alaska's Oil Future May Lie With Upstart Drilling Companies

  • In a settlement, the city agreed to scrap the system and cut back religious matching in favor of something more like a first-come-first-served method of assignment, turning the agencies into something closer to interchangeable outposts of a single foster system.

    An Amen for Albany

  • It's first-come-first-served and about 30 members of the public and press have assembled for the hearing.10.31am:The press are being prevented from witnessing the arrival of the Murdoch.

    Phone hacking: James Murdoch questioned by MPs - Thursday 10 November

  • One day after the earthquake in Haiti struck, relief planes were coming in from all directions, landing on a first-come-first-served basis and getting too close to one another on the ground.

    U.S. Air Force steps in to bring order to chaotic air traffic

  • Visit:www.tickets.london2012.comTickets to watch Olympic events are not sold on a first-come-first-served basis – applications can be submitted at any stage in the 42-day period from 15 March to 26 April.

    Watching the 2012 Olympic Games: Swimming/Aquatics

  • Visitwww.tickets.london2012.comTickets to watch Olympic events are not sold on a first-come-first-served basis – applications can be submitted at any stage in the 42-day period from 15 March to 26 April.

    Watching the 2012 Olympic Games: Triathlon

  • Visitwww.tickets.london2012.comTickets to watch Olympic events are not sold on a first-come-first-served basis – applications can be submitted at any stage in the 42-day period from 15 March to 26 April.

    Watching the 2012 Olympic Games: Tennis | Tom Hamilton

  • In a settlement, the city agreed to scrap the system and cut back religious matching in favor of something more like a first-come-first-served method of assignment, turning the agencies into something closer to interchangeable outposts of a single foster system.

    An Amen for Albany

  • Visit www.tickets.london2012.comTickets to watch Olympic events are not sold on a first-come-first-served basis – applications can be submitted at any stage in the 42-day period from 15 March to 26 April.

    Watching the 2012 Olympic Games: Weightlifting

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