Translation of "pioneer" - English-Russian dictionary

pioneer

noun [ C ] uk us /ˌpaɪəˈnɪər/

someone who is one of the first people to do something

первооткрыватель, зачинатель
one of the pioneers of modern science
pioneer verb [ T ]

прокладывать путь, быть инициатором
He pioneered the use of lasers in surgery.

(Translation of “pioneer” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)