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Meaning of “trailblazer” in the English Dictionary

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

"trailblazer" in American English

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trailblazernoun [C]

 us   /ˈtreɪlˌbleɪ·zər/
a ​person who is the first to do something that other ​people do ​later: She was a trailblazer as the only woman in the US Senate.
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"trailblazer" in Business English

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trailblazernoun [ C]

uk   us   /ˈtreɪlˌbleɪzər/
the first ​person, ​company, etc. to do something new: Britain must become the tax-cutting trailblazers of the ​European Union. She was a trailblazer in ​bringing nursing into a degree ​program.
(Definition of trailblazer from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “trailblazer”
in Chinese (Simplified) 开路人,先驱,开拓者…
in Chinese (Traditional) 開路人,先驅,開拓者…
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