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English definition of “press ahead/forward/on”

press ahead/forward/on

phrasal verb with press     /pres/ verb
to continue to do something in a determined way: They're determined to press ahead with their plans despite opposition.Continue and last
(Definition of press ahead/forward/on from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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