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the forefront

noun [S]
 
 
the most noticeable or important position in a particular market, activity, or group: at/in the forefront of (doing) sth The company is at the forefront of developing new technology to address CO2 emissions.come/move to the forefront UK technology companies are only now coming to the forefront.bring sth/push sth to the forefront Who brought this overbilling to the forefront?
Translations of “the forefront”
in Chinese (Traditional) 最顯要的位置, 最重要的地位…
in Chinese (Simplified) 最显要的位置, 最重要的地位…
(Definition of the forefront from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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