Meaning of “frontal” in the English Dictionary


"frontal" in English

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frontaladjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈfrʌn.təl/ us /ˈfrʌn.t̬əl/ formal or specialized

relating to the front of something:

the frontal lobes/regions of the brain
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specialized medical relating to the forehead (= the flat part of the face, above the eyes and below the hair)

frontal assault/attack

very strong criticism of someone or something:

a frontal attack on the politician

(Definition of “frontal” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"frontal" in American English

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frontaladjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈfrʌn·təl/

at, from, or toward the front:

a frontal attack/assault

(Definition of “frontal” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)