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In front. Now chiefly in "afront of": = sense B. Now regional.
In front of.
Late Middle English (in an earlier sense). Partly (i) from Anglo-Norman a frunt, a frund, a frount, Old French, Middle French a front abreast, facing, opposite from a to + front forehead, face: see front;.
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