Meaning of “on the front burner” in the English Dictionary

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"on the front burner" in British English

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on the front burner

US getting or needing immediate attention:

A few important members of Congress are making an effort to keep human rights on the front burner.

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

"on the front burner" in American English

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on the front burner

also on someone's front burner

getting or needing immediate attention:

A few important members of Congress are making an effort to keep human rights on the front burner.

(Definition of “on the front burner” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)