Definition of VAN

the innovators of new concepts, styles, and techniques especially in the arts <an artist who was in the van of abstract expressionism>
Near Antonyms establishment, old guard
the leading or most important part of a movement <a company that is considered by some to be in the van of the latest technology for renewable energy>
Related Words spearhead

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