van

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as in vanguard
the innovators of new concepts, styles, and techniques especially in the arts an artist who was in the van of abstract expressionism

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as in forefront
the leading or most important part of a movement a company that is considered by some to be in the van of the latest technology for renewable energy

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“Van.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/van. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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