at the vanguard

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of 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.

Word by Word Definitions

vanguard play
  1. : the forefront of an action or movement

  2. : the troops moving at the head of an army


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