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leading edge

noun [S]     /ˌliː.dɪŋˈedʒ/
the most advanced position in an area of activity: scientists at the leading edge of cancer researchDescribing the leading position leading-edge     /ˌliː.dɪŋˈedʒ/ adjective [before noun] leading-edge technologyModern and fashionableFashionModern and fashionable
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