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pioneer

verb [T]
 
 
/ˌpaɪəˈnɪər/
to be the first person or organization to start work in a new area, introduce a new idea, etc.: He is chief content officer of Netflix, the company that pioneered mailed rentals of DVDs. Most major airlines have had to adopt many of the cost-saving innovations pioneered by their low-cost competitors.
Translations of “pioneer”
in Korean 개척하다…
in Arabic تَصدَّر…
in Portuguese ser pioneiro em…
in Catalan iniciar, promoure…
in Japanese ~の先駆者となる, ~を開発する…
in Italian aprire una nuova strada in…
in Chinese (Traditional) 做先鋒,當開拓者,倡導…
in Chinese (Simplified) 做先锋,当开拓者,倡导…
(Definition of pioneer verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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