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pi·o·neer

 (pī′ə-nîr′)
n.
1. One who ventures into unknown or unclaimed territory to settle.
2. One who opens up new areas of thought, research, or development: a pioneer in aviation.
3. A soldier who performs construction and demolition work in the field to facilitate troop movements.
4. A species that is typically among the first to become established in a bare, open, or disturbed area.
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of early settlers: the pioneer spirit.
2. Leading the way; trailblazing: a pioneer treatment for cancer.
v. pi·o·neered, pi·o·neer·ing, pi·o·neers
v.tr.
1.
a. To venture into (an area) or prepare (a way): rockets that pioneered outer space.
b. To settle (a region).
2. To initiate or participate in the development of: surgeons who pioneered organ transplants.
v.intr.
To act as a pioneer: pioneered in development of the laser.

[French pionnier, from Old French peonier, foot soldier, from peon, from Medieval Latin pedō, pedōn-, from Late Latin, one who has broad feet, from Latin pēs, ped-, foot; see ped- in Indo-European roots.]

pioneering

(ˌpaɪəˈnɪərɪŋ)
adj
relating to, involving, or doing new and innovative work
Translations

pioneering

[ˌpaɪəˈnɪərɪŋ] ADJ [work, research, study, surgeon] → pionero, innovador

pioneering

[ˌpaɪəˈnɪərɪŋ] adj [work, research] → pionnier/ière
pioneering spirit → esprit de pionnierpioneer spirit nesprit m de pionnier

pioneering

adj attr method, researchwegbereitend; pioneering spiritPioniergeist m; pioneering workPionierarbeit f; the pride they take in their pioneering ancestorsder Stolz auf ihre Vorfahren, die Pioniere; in the pioneering days of radioin den Kindertagen des Radios

pioneering

[ˌpaɪəˈnɪərɪŋ] adj (work, spirit) → pionieristico/a
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