forefront

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noun fore·front \ˈfȯr-ˌfrənt\

Definition of forefront

  1. :  the foremost part or place

Examples of forefront in a sentence

  1. <a politician who was in the forefront of women's rights>

15th Century

First Known Use of forefront

15th century



FOREFRONT Defined for English Language Learners

forefront

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noun fore·front \ˈfȯr-ˌfrənt\

Definition of forefront for English Language Learners

  • : the most important part or position


FOREFRONT Defined for Kids

forefront

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noun fore·front \ˈfȯr-ˌfrənt\

Definition of forefront for Students

  1. :  the most important part or position <The hospital is at the forefront of research in this area.>



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