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Examples of vanguard in a Sentence
a style of jazz that the vanguard quickly recognized as new and exciting
talk radio is often regarded as being in the vanguard of the conservative movement
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That benchmark is similar to the one approved by New York, putting the two most populous states in the vanguard of the carbon-reduction movement in America.
The Sacramento Bee California, viewed as a vanguard of environmental policy, is working to coalesce support for carbon-reduction efforts around the world.
Met Ed vice president Jack Herbein told reporters, vanguard of a news army to come.
The Monterey Bay Aquarium was in the vanguard of the new generation of aquariums emphasizing conservation, education and research as much as exhibition space.
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VANGUARD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of vanguard for English Language Learners
: the group of people who are the leaders of an action or movement in society, politics, art, etc.
the vanguard : the soldiers, ships, etc., that are at the front of a fighting force that is moving forward
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