English noun: forefront
|1.||forefront (location) the part in the front or nearest the viewer|
|Samples||He was in the forefront.|
He was at the head of the column.
|Broader (hypernym)||forepart, front, front end|
|2.||forefront (cognition) the position of greatest importance or advancement; the leading position in any movement or field|
|Samples||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.
|Synonyms||cutting edge, vanguard|
|Broader (hypernym)||perspective, position, view|