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"front for sth" in British English

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front for sth

phrasal verb with front uk   us   /frʌnt/ verb
If a ​personfronts for an ​illegalorganization, they ​help that ​organization by using ​their good ​reputation to ​hideitssecretactivities: The ​policesuspect him of ​fronting for a ​crimesyndicate.
(Definition of front for sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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front for sth

phrasal verb with front uk   us   /frʌnt/ verb
If a ​personfronts for an ​illegalorganization, they ​help that ​organization by using their good ​reputation to hide its ​secretactivities: The ​policesuspect him of ​fronting for a ​crimesyndicate.
(Definition of front for sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “front for sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 替…打掩护, 为…当幌子…
in Chinese (Traditional) 替…打掩護, 爲…當幌子…
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