blaze a trail

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Definition of blaze a trail

1 : to show a trail with marks on trees We followed a trail that others had blazed.
2 : to be the first one to do something and to show others how to do it The company blazed a trail with the first small computers. She blazed a trail for other women in politics.

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“Blaze a trail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blaze%20a%20trail. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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