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"the forefront" in British English

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the forefrontnoun [S]

uk   /ˈfɔː.frʌnt/  us   /ˈfɔːr-/
the most ​noticeable or ​importantposition: She was one of the ​politicians at/in the forefront of the ​campaign to ​free the ​prisoners. His ​team is at the forefront ofscientificresearch into ​vaccines.
(Definition of the forefront from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"the forefront" in Business English

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the forefrontnoun [S]

uk   us  
the most noticeable or important ​position in a particular ​market, ​activity, or ​group: at/in the forefront of (doing) sth The ​company is at the forefront of ​developing new ​technology to ​addressCO2emissions.come/move to the forefront UK ​technologycompanies are only now coming to the forefront.bring sth/push sth to the forefront Who ​brought this overbilling to the forefront?
(Definition of the forefront from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the forefront”
in Chinese (Simplified) 最显要的位置, 最重要的地位…
in Chinese (Traditional) 最顯要的位置, 最重要的地位…
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