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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. Mary Coleman:

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

  2. Cynthia Renaud:

    2020 has just been a collision of so many pressing challenges, and law enforcement has been at the forefront of all of those trying to respond to it, trying to work and serve their communities, and also trying to be responsive to the change and the changes that our society has been so vocal that they want.

  3. Mike McGavick:

    Insurers and reinsurers have to be at the forefront of transferring that risk.

  4. Wendy White:

    The pandemic changed everything for everyone, it really expedited the growth of( online) sales in a way no one could have anticipated, and so all of a sudden this became a forefront issue.

  5. Nancy Pelosi:

    On behalf of the United States Congress, I extend my gratitude to the Spanish government for hosting this critical meeting, and for elevating the priority of the climate crisis to the forefront of the international conversation.

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    warn strongly; put on guard
    • A. knead
    • B. monish
    • C. abet
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