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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.

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. Mike Pompeo:

    The United States calls out human rights violations each place that we find them, whether it's the Chinese holding Muslim Uighurs inside of their country in detention camps, the activities in North Korea, there is no nation that acts against violations of human rights in the way the American nation does, and President Trump has been at the forefront of doing that.

  2. Rob McCoy:

    Locals walk out of seeing ‘Brilliant!’ with tears in their eyes because it brings all of the emotion of Las Vegas of old to the forefront, i like to say we’re the crown jewel of Las Vegas –and this is just one more jewel in our crown.

  3. Nicolas Colsaerts:

    I'm on a bit on a mission. I have a lot to play for. It's not like actually winning this tournament is at the forefront of my mind. I still have to play shots, i'm in control of a lot of things, my striking, emotions... it would be amazing to win this thing. But if I stay away from thinking that, my chances will be a lot higher than if I see this thing right in front of me.

  4. Mary Coleman:

    Systemic problems take systemic solutions, we really saw her on the forefront of leading this work and it's come to fruition.

  5. Chairman Gareth Davis:

    There remain significant challenges and in the recent past online has not performed in line with our high expectations as a company at the forefront of the market.

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