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front

verb
 
 
/frʌnt/
[I or T] ( also front on/onto) PROPERTY if a building or area fronts or fronts on or onto a particular place, it is near it and faces it: The store fronts the central square at the mall.
[T] to lead an organization, or be the person with the main responsibility for a particular project, etc.: She fronts a large IT company in Germany. They appointed him to front the takeover bid.
(Definition of front verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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