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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…
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