front and center

adverb

Definition of front and center

: in or to the forefront of activity or consideration

Examples of front and center in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This wooden catchall puts his team spirit front and center because it's engraved with his name and favorite NFL team's logo. Amanda Garrity, Good Housekeeping, 16 May 2022 There's also a twist-start ignition located front and center, and a locking lid. Rachel Klein, Popular Mechanics, 13 May 2022 But according to Black Feminist Thought, in which my decision-making and academic and clinical work are grounded, these groups should be front and center. Monica R. Mclemore, Time, 11 May 2022 But for all the superb music before us — and Miller and Hodge’s great leadership — Williams’s vision was front and center. Washington Post, 7 May 2022 This is where the gusseted tongue comes into play — the style keeps it where it's supposed to be, front and center, while also keeping debris like small rocks and dirt from making its way into your boot. Lauren Breedlove, Travel + Leisure, 6 May 2022 But the guiding principles of a DAO are not actually new ideas — blockchain technology has simply placed the model front and center with a fancy new name and acronym. Sundance Monty Brennan, Forbes, 6 May 2022 Of course, the Audemars Piguet signature remains front and center. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 2 May 2022 Flowers in baskets, pots and market packs spilled out front and center. Jacques Kelly, Baltimore Sun, 30 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of front and center

1951, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

21 May 2022

Cite this Entry

“Front and center.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/front%20and%20center. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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