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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.
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forefront

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

(ˈfɔrˌfrʌnt, ˈfoʊr-)

n.
1. the foremost part or place.
2. the position of greatest importance or prominence; vanguard.
[1425–75]
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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"
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forefront

noun lead, centre, front, fore, spearhead, prominence, vanguard, foreground, leading position, van They are at the forefront of the campaign.
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

forefront

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

[ˈfɔːˌfrʌnt] n to be in the forefront ofessere all'avanguardia di
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

forefront

(ˈfoːfrant) : in the ˈforefront
at or in the very front. in the forefront of the battle.
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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.
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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.
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In the individual, toping is regarded with disesteem, but toping nations are in the forefront of civilization and power.
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