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English definition of “spearhead”

spearhead

verb [T]     /ˈspɪə.hed/ US  /ˈspɪr-/
to lead something such as an attack or a course of action : British troops spearheaded the invasion . Joe Walker will be spearheading our new marketing initiative .Describing the leading position
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