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English noun: forefront

1. forefront (location) the part in the front or nearest the viewer


SamplesHe was in the forefront.
He was at the head of the column.


Synonymshead


Broader (hypernym)forepart, front, front end

2. forefront (cognition) the position of greatest importance or advancement; the leading position in any movement or field


SamplesThe 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.


Synonymscutting edge, vanguard


Broader (hypernym)perspective, position, view









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