at the vanguard


: in the position of the leaders of an action or movement in society, politics, art, etc.
They are at the vanguard of a revolution in medical research.

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Recent Examples on the Web Appy Pie, a leading app builder and website builder, with its finger on the pulse of these technological shifts, stands at the vanguard of this transformation. Jon Stojan, Detroit Free Press, 12 June 2024 For years, Idaho has been at the vanguard of the culture wars that are playing out in conservative states across the country. Audrey Dutton, ProPublica, 4 June 2024 Corporate boards stand at the vanguard of ethical AI governance. Byjeffrey Saviano, Fortune, 8 May 2024 That has sparked an identity crisis at a company that was once at the vanguard of the industry. Morgan Meaker, WIRED, 18 Apr. 2024 The Wolves manager has put himself at the vanguard of England’s next generation of coaches with many tipping him for the top of the sport. Graham Ruthven, Forbes, 29 Feb. 2024 Huawei has been hit hard by U.S. restrictions on semiconductor exports to China and is at the vanguard of Chinese efforts to become self-sufficient and a leader in technology. Fatima Hussein, Fortune Asia, 5 Apr. 2024 These revelations have put the biologist at the vanguard of a new field called basal cognition. Rowan Jacobsen, Scientific American, 21 Sep. 2020 California has long been at the vanguard of electoral reforms that produce fairer results, and the top-two primary was an important innovation. David Daley, The Mercury News, 14 Mar. 2024

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“At the vanguard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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