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frontline

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

of the very best kind
  • if I'm having brain surgery, I want it done at a frontline hospital

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front line

noun

Synonyms of front line (Entry 2 of 2)

the leading or most important part of a movement
  • Susan B. Anthony was on the front line of the struggle for woman suffrage

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The first known use of frontline was circa 1797

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“Frontline.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/frontline. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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