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English definition of “the cutting edge”

the cutting edge

noun [S]    
the most modern stage of development in a particular type of work or activity : a company at the cutting edge of mobile communications technology Describing the leading position
(Definition of the cutting edge noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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