Definitions for pioneerˌpaɪ əˈnɪər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a person who is among those who first enter or settle a region, thus opening it for occupation and development by others.
one who is first or among the earliest in any field of inquiry, enterprise, or progress.
one of a group of foot soldiers detailed to make roads, dig entrenchments, etc., in advance of the main body.
an organism that successfully establishes itself in a barren area, thus starting an ecological cycle of life.
(v.i.)to act as a pioneer.
(v.t.)to be the first to open or prepare (a way, settlement, etc.).
to take part in the beginnings of; initiate.
to lead the way for (a group); guide.
(adj.)being the earliest or original.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of pioneers.
being a pioneer.
Origin of pioneer:
1515–25; < MF pionier, OF peonier foot soldier. See peon2, -eer
pioneer, innovator, trailblazer, groundbreaker(noun)
someone who helps to open up a new line of research or technology or art
one the first colonists or settlers in a new territory
"they went west as pioneers with only the possessions they could carry with them"
pioneer, open up(verb)
open up an area or prepare a way
"She pioneered a graduate program for women students"
take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of
"This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants"
open up and explore a new area
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
sb who does sth new or discovers sth in a particular area of knowledge
pioneers in the world of genetic engineering
sb who travels to a place that nobody has been before
pioneers in space travel
to discover and develop a new way of doing sth
the doctor who pioneered the technique
One who goes before, as into the wilderness, preparing the way for others to follow
A person who is first or among the earliest in any field of inquiry, enterprise, or progress
A soldier detailed or employed to form roads, dig trenches, and make bridges, as an army advances; a sapper.
A member of any of several European organizations advocating abstinence from alcohol.
A child of 1016 years in the former Soviet Union, in the second of the three stages in becoming a member of the Communist Party.
To go before and prepare or open a way for; to act as pioneer.
Origin: From pionier, peonier, from peon (modern French: pion). See pawn in chess.
a soldier detailed or employed to form roads, dig trenches, and make bridges, as an army advances
one who goes before, as into the wilderness, preparing the way for others to follow; as, pioneers of civilization; pioneers of reform
to go before, and prepare or open a way for; to act as pioneer
Pioneer is a village in Williams County, Ohio, United States. The population was 1,369 at the 2010 census.
Translations for pioneer
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a person who goes to a new, often uninhabited or uncivilized (part of a) country to live and work there
The American pioneers; (also adjective) a pioneer family.
- رائِد، مُعَمِّر الأراضي الأوَّلArabic
- пръв заселникBulgarian
- pioneiroPortuguese (BR)
- der/die Pionier(in), Pionier-...German
- pioner; pioner-Danish
- مهاجر اولیهFarsi
- अग्रगामी, पथ-प्रदर्शकHindi
- pionir, kročitelj novih putovaCroatian
- pionieris, celmlauzisLatvian
- pioner, nybyggerNorwegian
- مهاجر اولیهPersian
- منډماتوونكى، لارښوونكى لومړنى ابادوونكىPashto
- первопроходец, пионерRussian
- pionier; pionierskySlovak
- 開拓者Chinese (Trad.)
- піонер; перший поселенецьUkrainian
- اولين آبادکارUrdu
- người khai hoangVietnamese
- 开拓者Chinese (Simp.)
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