first-time reader

first-time reader

The very first time someone reads something they never read before. With regard to technical documentation and dictionary definitions in this industry, first-time readers are even more neglected than first-time users of actual applications. The text is rarely "tested" by people actually reading the material, who have never used the app or have no knowledge of the concept being explained. See first-time user and RTFM.
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I'd also dispute that the first-time reader who followed a link to digital content is likely to develop into a regular reader.
Whether you're a first-time reader or a faithful fan, we'd love to get your feedback on our magazine and website.
One difficulty, common to introductions of this sort, is that while much of the information is important for a student approaching the text for the first time, its analysis of the play includes information that will spoil the plot for a first-time reader, revealing how the Characters' stories end.
While the eight chapters make up a representative sampling of the themes and subjects that have occupied the 65 years of Lukacs's work, the first-time reader can find better introductions to Lukacs's thought, including his 1990 "autohistory" Confessions of an Original Sinner; his magnum opus, Historical Consciousness; and even Remembered Past, which, at over 900 pages, may seem daunting but, at roughly the same price as History and the Human Condition, is a much better bargain.
I am a first-time reader of your magazine America in WWII.
The writing is full of complex terminology that might enthuse a fan but for a first-time reader is a bit confusing.
As it's a thriller, to reveal too much would spoil it for the first-time reader but suffice to say this is a brilliantly crafted debut novel from Rosamund Lupton (pictured left).
Although a sixty-six-year-old cradle Catholic, and habitual pursuer of things Catholic, I am a first-time reader of your publication.
Link's meticulous thematic discussions of Dick's short stories and novels might prove to be too much information for a first-time reader of Dick.
While I do not recommend that a teacher or a scholar use Borders Classics' translation of Don Quijote, it does enable the first-time reader of the novel to glean its literary importance and to justify its inclusion in the Borders Classics series of great works of literature.
DeMallie's annotation is helpful to the first-time reader and scholar alike.
In a book aimed at the first-time reader of Christian theology, a retired Irish teacher/administrator distinguishes between theology and religion and calls theology "a struggle between a sense of summons [from a transcending value] and the world in which we live.