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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
Recent Examples of vanguard from the Web
Local law enforcement’s centuries-old legacy as the vanguard for white power, and, in turn, minority subjugation, is not lost on either of them.
GEO, which began as Wackenhut Corrections, was in the vanguard of the private prison industry movement, landing its first federal contract in 1987 to manage an immigration detention center.
The President then indicated that those who use drugs are also those in the vanguard of anti-American protest.
The vanguard of regulatory action is Europe, where national capitals and the EC, the European Union’s executive arm, are putting the screws to U.S. tech firms.
For a military that has been at the vanguard of some of the nation’s most important transformations—
A vanguard of digital payment providers was well-positioned for the shift.
The collection explores the rise of modern and contemporary art in New Orleans, including experimental works by local artists as well as vanguard works made all across the country.
And while there may be a global effort under the Paris agreement to reduce emissions, that certainly has not stopped the international race for Arctic oil. Norway is in the vanguard of that scramble, trailed by Russia, Canada and the United States.
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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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