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fore·front

 (fôr′frŭnt′)
n.
1. The foremost part or area.
2. The position of most importance, prominence, or responsibility; the vanguard: in the forefront of the liberation movement. Also called foreground.

forefront

(ˈfɔːˌfrʌnt)
n
1. the extreme front
2. the position of most prominence, responsibility, or action

fore•front

(ˈfɔrˌfrʌnt, ˈfoʊr-)

n.
1. the foremost part or place.
2. the position of greatest importance or prominence; vanguard.
[1425–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.forefront - the part in the front or nearest the viewer; "he was in the forefront"; "he was at the head of the column"
forepart, front, front end - the side that is forward or prominent
2.forefront - the position of greatest importance or advancementforefront - the position of greatest importance or advancement; the leading position in any movement or field; "the Cotswolds were once at the forefront of woollen manufacturing in England"; "the idea of motion was always to the forefront of his mind and central to his philosophy"
perspective, view, position - a way of regarding situations or topics etc.; "consider what follows from the positivist view"

forefront

noun lead, centre, front, fore, spearhead, prominence, vanguard, foreground, leading position, van They are at the forefront of the campaign.
Translations
مُقَدِّمَه، طَليعَه
první linie
første linielængst fremme
fremsta víglína
priešakinėje linijoje
priekšējā līnijapriekšplāns
ön cephede

forefront

[ˈfɔːfrʌnt] N to be in the forefront ofestar en la vanguardia de

forefront

[ˈfɔːrfrʌnt] n
at the forefront of [+ campaign] → au premier plan de
to be at the forefront of sb's mind, to be in the forefront of sb's mind → être au centre des préoccupations de qn

forefront

n in or at the forefront ofan der Spitze (+gen)

forefront

[ˈfɔːˌfrʌnt] n to be in the forefront ofessere all'avanguardia di

forefront

(ˈfoːfrant) : in the ˈforefront
at or in the very front. in the forefront of the battle.
References in classic literature ?
Yes, at last they were forced to flee, and after them came the Swazis, and in the forefront of the pursuit was their chief, ringed round with a circle of his bravest.
It dawned upon me to what end the puma and the other animals-- which had now been brought with other luggage into the enclosure behind the house--were destined; and a curious faint odour, the halitus of something familiar, an odour that had been in the background of my consciousness hitherto, suddenly came forward into the forefront of my thoughts.
I cannot do so: I know nothing save to fight bravely in the forefront of the Trojan host and win renown alike for my father and myself.
Sir Christopher Tomling has been ravished from the Argentine, where, after all, he was but preparing trade-routes for hostile peoples, and now adorns the forefront of Penfentenyou's Advisory Board.
In the forefront gleamed, like the white plumes of Navarre, the light flannel suit of Arthur Mifflin, the woodenest juvenile in captivity.
Winterbourne observed to himself that this was a very different type of maternity from that of the vigilant matrons who massed themselves in the forefront of social intercourse in the dark old city at the other end of the lake.
In another second Good had wrung us both by the hand and gone; and then Infadoos came up and led off Sir Henry to his place in the forefront of the Greys, whilst, with many misgivings, I departed with Ignosi to my station in the second attacking regiment.
They had followed some such course in their thoughts too; they had been borne on, victors in the forefront of some triumphal car, spectators of a pageant enacted for them, masters of life.
In the forefront of her protectors stood the giant Mugambi.
At the forefront of the column staggered two naked savages fastened to each other by a neck chain.
As his eyes sought the authors of the frightful sound he saw standing upon the shore, glaring at him with hate-filled eyes, a devil-faced panther surrounded by the hideous apes of Akut, and in the forefront of them a giant black warrior who shook his fist at him, threatening him with terrible death.
From there I shall watch how the glorious struggle goes in conservative old England, and if I am needed you will find me here again fighting in the forefront of the fray.