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Russian translation of “pioneer”

pioneer

noun [C]     /ˌpaɪəˈnɪər/
someone who is one of the first people to do something
первооткрыватель, зачинатель
one of the pioneers of modern scienceDescribing the leading position
pioneer verb [T]
прокладывать путь, быть инициатором
He pioneered the use of lasers in surgery.
(Definition of pioneer noun from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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