bring sth forward — Phrasal Verb with bring /brɪŋ/ verb [T] (brought, brought)
› ACCOUNTING to copy a number from the bottom of a page or column to the top of the next one: Don't forget to bring forward last month's income and expenses.
› to suggest something so that it can be discussed: bring forward a suggestion/proposal At the meeting several excellent suggestions were brought forward by the more junior members of staff.
› mainly UK to change the date or time of an event so that it happens earlier than planned: I'd like to bring the meeting forward to next week. The elections were brought forward by three months.