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pioneer

noun

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a person who settles in a new region
  • the hardships that the pioneers endured while taming the wilderness

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pioneer

adjective

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coming before all others in time or order
  • the nation's pioneer institution for the education of African-Americans

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pioneer

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of pioneer (Entry 3 of 3)

to be responsible for the creation and early operation or use of
  • he single-handedly pioneered the university's institute for medical research

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The first known use of pioneer was in 1523

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“Pioneer.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pioneer. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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