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Definitions for forefront
ˈfɔrˌfrʌnt, ˈfoʊr-fore·front

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. forefront, headnoun

    the part in the front or nearest the viewer

    "he was in the forefront"; "he was at the head of the column"

  2. vanguard, forefront, cutting edgenoun

    the position of greatest importance or advancement; the leading position in any movement or field

    "the Cotswolds were once at the forefront of woollen manufacturing in England"; "the idea of motion was always to the forefront of his mind and central to his philosophy"


  1. forefrontnoun

    The leading position or edge; the most advanced or newest thing.


  1. forefront

    The forefront is the leading or most advanced position in a particular field, activity, or context. It can also refer to the most noticeable or important position or the part of something that is most directly observable or in direct contact.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Forefront

    fōr′frunt, n. the front or foremost part.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. forefront

    The foremost part or place; as, the forefront of the battle.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of forefront in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of forefront in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of forefront in a Sentence

  1. Sheldon Kennedy:

    There's been some negative things that are forefront and center with the NHL and I think this is an opportunity for them to take the leadership role and to really make a difference, when it comes to these issues, posters and buttons and nice language just doesn't cut it. This has to be embedded in our organizations. The efforts that we make have to become a priority in the way that we teach.

  2. Michael McBride:

    But religious groups have been at the forefront of new technology adoption, from the days of the printing press – religious groups were early adopters of the printing press – to using videos when VHS first appeared to setting up websites in the early days of the Internet.

  3. Andy Krantz:

    For us, the necessity of putting sustainability at the forefront of all of our decisions as a brand is clear: We must protect the health of our environment so that there is an environment left to explore, sustainability is at the core of every decision we make at Paravel. We are a purpose-driven company working every day to catalyze change across the industry and create a net positive impact on the environment.

  4. The Republican:

    The Republicans' hopes for capturing the governorship in the Old Dominion hinge upon running competitively in Northern Virginia and dominating in the mountain and western parts of the state, those hopes depend on which issues are at the forefront. If voters are thinking about the economy, taxes, and critical race theory, the data here suggest Youngkin might pull this off. If they are thinking about the virus and health care, McAuliffe cruises.

  5. Shayne Elliott:

    It would be pretty hypocritical of me to ... do all this hoo-ha about digital banking and then not be at the forefront of change.

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