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English definition of “the forefront”

the forefront

noun [S]     /ˈfɔː.frʌnt/ US  /ˈfɔːr-/
the most noticeable or important position: She was one of the politicians at/in the forefront of the campaign to free the prisoners. His team are at the forefront of scientific research into vaccines.Describing the leading position
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