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English definition of “the vanguard”

the vanguard

noun [S] uk   /ˈvæŋ.ɡɑːd/ us    /-ɡɑːrd/
the part of an army or navy that leads an attack on an enemy
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a group of people who lead the development of new ideas, or a leading position in the development of something: He is in the vanguard of economic reform.
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Describing the leading position
(Definition of the vanguard from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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