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the forefront

noun [S] uk   /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.
Translations of “the forefront”
in Chinese (Traditional) 最顯要的位置, 最重要的地位…
in Chinese (Simplified) 最显要的位置, 最重要的地位…
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