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first-come-first-served

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

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