Definition of forefront in English:



the forefront
  • The leading or most important position or place.

    ‘the issue has moved to the forefront of the political agenda’
    • ‘In terms of being at the forefront of gaming culture and, quite possibly, pop culture as a whole, it is.’
    • ‘London, as the capital, has generally been at the forefront of this activity.’
    • ‘This right of initiative places it in the forefront of the development of policy.’
    • ‘Unlike in the previous period, medical professionals were at the forefront of this campaign.’
    • ‘It is clear from the amount of consultation with local residents that we have been in the forefront of their minds.’
    • ‘We weren't in the forefront anymore, but we still had enough breath to talk.’
    • ‘No newspaper is happier than when it is at the forefront of a campaign.’
    • ‘As pioneers of electronica, it behoves them to be at the forefront of technical developments.’
    • ‘It's the women who are at the forefront of all the bloodshed, it's the women who have to carry the can and take the flak.’
    • ‘He is particularly proud of his achievement in pushing this area to the forefront.’
    • ‘He was at the forefront of developments in what became known as liaison psychiatry.’
    • ‘Today, the Manchester Museum is at the forefront of applied dinosaur research.’
    • ‘For these ten players, the journey to Chicago has been at the forefront of their minds for the entire season.’
    • ‘It is important to note that women have been in the forefront of the struggle for democracy.’
    • ‘Skills have to be harnessed and youth need to be prepared to lead the nation from the forefront.’
    • ‘All the above considerations should be at the forefront in the development of models.’
    • ‘Gaudi was at the forefront of Spain's art nouveau movement at the turn of the 19th century.’
    • ‘We took the decision to shut the showers because public health is always at the forefront of any decision we make.’
    • ‘Swindon Police today moved to reassure people that they are at the forefront of fighting drugs in the town.’
    • ‘I keep in the forefront of my mind the very important public interest in freedom of the press.’
    vanguard, van, spearhead, head, lead, fore, front, front line, cutting edge, foreground, foremost position, leading position, position of prominence
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