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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
For a military that has been at the vanguard of some of the nation’s most important transformations—
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.
But that’s a pretty old-school view of a town that’s become a dining vanguard over the last few decades.
Audi’s, BMW’s, and Mercedes’ largest cars remain totems of brand values and stylistic themes, as well as vanguards for the technologies that trickle down to the rest of the fleet.
The Chicago market is at the vanguard of Target's line of attack.
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.
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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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