the front line Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"the front line" in British English

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the front linenoun [S]

uk   us  
a ​place where ​opposingarmiesface each other in ​war and where ​fightinghappens: Tens of thousands of ​soldiersdied on thefrontline. More front-line ​troops will be ​flown to the ​battlezone over the next few ​days.
(Definition of the front line from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"the front line" in Business English

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the front linenoun [S]

uk   us   (also frontline)
the ​place or the ​area of ​activity where important, interesting, or difficult things are ​happening: on the front line of sth This ​rural Brazilian city is making a ​name for itself as being on the ​frontline of the ​wirelessrevolution.be in the front line Accountants are in the ​frontline in the fight against ​criminalfinancing.
WORKPLACE the ​part of a ​business that ​deals directly with ​customers and the ​public, or that makes a ​product: Hourly, low-wage ​workers are now on the ​frontline of ​commerceinteracting with the ​public.
(Definition of the front line from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the front line”
in Chinese (Simplified) (战争)前线…
in Chinese (Traditional) (戰爭)前線…
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