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vanguard

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1 the innovators of new concepts, styles, and techniques especially in the arts
  • a style of jazz that the vanguard quickly recognized as new and exciting

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2 the leading or most important part of a movement
  • talk radio is often regarded as being in the vanguard of the conservative movement

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“Vanguard.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/vanguard. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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