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pioneering

adjective     /ˌpaɪəˈnɪərɪŋ/
being the first to do or use a particular new idea : pioneering research / work / study a pioneering technique / treatment / technology a pioneering company/bank/firm a pioneering BioTech company a pioneering approach/program/scheme The hospital developed a pioneering scheme to treat drug-using criminals in the community .
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