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bring forward

Definition of bring forward

  1. 1 :  to talk about or show (something) so that it can be seen or discussed by others <The police have brought new evidence forward.>

  2. 2 :  to make the time of (something) earlier or sooner <We need to bring the meeting forward from Tuesday to Monday so more people can attend.>



Word by Word Definitions

bringplay
  1. :  to convey, lead, carry, or cause to come along with one toward the place from which the action is being regarded

    :  to cause to be, act, or move in a special way: as

    :  attract

forwardplay
  1. :  near, being at, or belonging to the forepart

    :  situated in advance

    :  strongly inclined :  ready

  1. :  to or toward what is ahead or in front

  1. :  to help onward :  promote

    :  to send forward :  transmit

    :  to send or ship onward from an intermediate post or station in transit

  1. :  a player who plays at the front of his team's formation near the goal at which his team is attempting to score


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