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English definition of “step forward”

step forward

verb [I + adv/prep] uk phrasal verb with step   /step/ (-pp-) us  
to offer to provide or do something, or to help with something: No one has yet stepped forward to claim responsibility for the attack. At the last minute another company stepped forward with a bid.
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