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English definition of “front for sth”

front for sth

phrasal verb with front     /frʌnt/ verb
If a person fronts for an illegal organization, they help that organization by using their good reputation to hide its secret activities: The police suspect him of fronting for a crime syndicate.
(Definition of front for sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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