Meaning of “pioneering” in the English Dictionary

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"pioneering" in Business English

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uk /ˌpaɪəˈnɪərɪŋ/ us

being the first to do or use a particular new idea:

pioneering research/work/study
a pioneering company/bank/firm a pioneering BioTech company
a pioneering approach/program/scheme The hospital developed a pioneering scheme to treat drug-using criminals in the community.

(Definition of “pioneering” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)