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English definition of “front-runner”


noun [C]     /ˌfrʌntˈrʌnər/ US  /ˈfrʌntˌrʌnər/
the person or organization that will most probably win something: She's the front-runner for the best actress award.Winners and losers
(Definition of front-runner noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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