ahead of the curve


chiefly US, approving
: faster about doing something than other people, companies, etc.
The company has been ahead of the curve in adopting new technologies.

Examples of ahead of the curve in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Meanwhile, YouTube Music is ahead of the curve with an Offline Mixtape that’s been available since 2019. Alexandra Sternlicht, Fortune, 9 June 2023 While all seven members of BTS are exploring solo projects right now (and completing their mandatory military service), Suga has been ahead of the curve with his mixtapes. Rolling Stone, 2 Apr. 2023 Franchisors are driven to adopt technology rapidly and implement ahead of the curve, and many franchise agreements are now including technology fees to ensure important initiatives remain funded for the future. Robin Gagnon, Forbes, 6 Feb. 2023 Europe is ahead of the curve as far as embracing EVs, so 100% of Peugeot's range will be electrified this year, with five new EVs on tap for the next two years. PCMAG, 8 Jan. 2023 Angelina Jolie was ahead of the curve when naming her son! Marisa Lascala, Good Housekeeping, 19 Dec. 2022 That has health economists and those working to lower hospital prices elsewhere wondering whether the state is once again moving ahead of the curve — or setting itself up for a setback. Katheryn Houghton — Khn, STAT, 31 Oct. 2022 As technology continues to evolve, campaigns must continue to adapt and innovate to stay ahead of the curve. Jon Stojan, USA TODAY, 31 May 2023 To stay ahead of the curve, continue developing your abilities and knowledge. Stephen Akintayo, Forbes, 4 May 2023

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“Ahead of the curve.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ahead%20of%20the%20curve. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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