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English definition of “frontal”

frontal

adjective [before noun]     /ˈfrʌn.təl/ US  /-t̬əl/ formal or specialized
relating to the front of something: the frontal lobes/regions of the brain → See also full-frontalGeneral location and orientation specialized medical relating to the forehead (= the flat part of the face, above the eyes and below the hair) frontal assault/attack very strong criticism of someone or something: a frontal attack on the politicianDisapproving and criticizingDamaging reputation
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