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English definition of “push (sth) forward”

push (sth) forward

phrasal verb with push     /pʊʃ/ verb
to continue doing something or making progress in something, with effort or enthusiasm : Their research has pushed forward the frontiers of knowledge . An additional grant has enabled the team to push forward with research plans .Continue and last
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