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to the fore

Definition of to the fore

  1. :  in or into a place or state of importance or prominence <The recent publicity has brought the issue to the fore.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  at an earlier time or period

    :  in, toward, or near the front :  forward

  1. :  before

    :  in the presence of

  1. :  situated in front of something else :  forward

    :  prior in order of occurrence :  former

  1. :  something that occupies a front position

  1. : used by a golfer to warn anyone within range of the probable line of flight of the ball

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of, relating to, or near a shore

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