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fore

noun uk   /fɔːr/ us    /fɔːr/
to the fore to public attention or into a noticeable position: Various ecological issues have come to the fore since the discovery of the hole in the Earth's ozone layer. The prime minister has deliberately brought to the fore those ministers with a more caring image.
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fore

adverb [before noun], adjective uk   /fɔːr/ us    /fɔːr/
(especially on ships) towards or in the front
(Definition of fore noun, adverb, adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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