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cutting edge

1. An effective quality or element.
2. The position of greatest advancement or importance; the forefront: "California is on the cutting edge of trends that spread nationwide" (Carl Ingram).

cut′ting-edge′ adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cutting-edge - in accord with the most fashionable ideas or stylecutting-edge - in accord with the most fashionable ideas or style; "wears only the latest style"; "the last thing in swimwear"; "cutting-edge technology"; "a with-it boutique"
fashionable, stylish - being or in accordance with current social fashions; "fashionable clothing"; "the fashionable side of town"; "a fashionable cafe"


[ˈkʌtɪŋˌedʒ] ADJ [research, design] → más vanguardista
cutting-edge technologyla tecnología más vanguardista
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