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The leading or most important position or place.‘the issue has moved to the forefront of the political agenda’
vanguard, van, spearhead, head, lead, fore, front, front line, cutting edge, foreground, foremost position, leading position, position of prominenceView synonyms
- ‘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.’
- ‘We weren't in the forefront anymore, but we still had enough breath to talk.’
- ‘As pioneers of electronica, it behoves them to be at the forefront of technical developments.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Skills have to be harnessed and youth need to be prepared to lead the nation from the forefront.’
- ‘This right of initiative places it in the forefront of the development of policy.’
- ‘No newspaper is happier than when it is at the forefront of a campaign.’
- ‘It is clear from the amount of consultation with local residents that we have been in the forefront of their minds.’
- ‘We took the decision to shut the showers because public health is always at the forefront of any decision we make.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Gaudi was at the forefront of Spain's art nouveau movement at the turn of the 19th century.’
- ‘London, as the capital, has generally been at the forefront of this activity.’
- ‘In terms of being at the forefront of gaming culture and, quite possibly, pop culture as a whole, it is.’
- ‘He is particularly proud of his achievement in pushing this area to the forefront.’
- ‘All the above considerations should be at the forefront in the development of models.’
- ‘He was at the forefront of developments in what became known as liaison psychiatry.’
- ‘Unlike in the previous period, medical professionals were at the forefront of this campaign.’
- ‘Today, the Manchester Museum is at the forefront of applied dinosaur research.’
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