Translation of "front" - English-Polish dictionary


noun uk us /frʌnt/
the front

A2 the side of something that is most important or most often seen because it faces forward

You need to write the address clearly on the front of the envelope.
There was blood on the front of his shirt.

A2 the part of something that is furthest forward

We asked to sit in the front of the plane.
He was standing right at the front.
in front

B1 further forward than someone or something else

z przodu, przed
She started a conversation with the man sitting in front of her.

winning in a game or competition

na czele, na prowadzeniu
By half time the Italians were well in front.
in front of

A2 close to the front part of something

przed, naprzeciwko, naprzeciw
He parked the car in front of the house.

A2 where someone can see or hear you

przy, na oczach
Please don't swear in front of the children.

when someone behaves in a way that hides how they really feel

pozory, fasada
[ usually singular ] Many parents decide to stay together, putting up a front for the children's sake.

an organization or activity that is used to hide a different, illegal activity

[ usually singular ] Police discovered the restaurant was just a front for a drugs operation.
the front

an area of land where soldiers fight during a war

Thousands of young men were sent to the front to fight.
on the business/jobs/politics, etc front

in a particular area of activity

w dziedziniedziałalnościgospodarczej/zatrudnienia/polityki itp.
How are things on the work front at the moment?

a line where warm air meets cold air affecting the weather

A cold front is moving across the Atlantic.

(Translation of “front noun” from the Cambridge English–Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)