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Noun: forefront  'for,frúnt
  1. The part in the front or nearest the viewer
    "he was in the forefront";
    - head
  2. The position of greatest importance or advancement; the leading position in any movement or field
    "the idea of motion was always to the forefront of his mind and central to his philosophy"; "the Cotswolds were once at the forefront of woollen manufacturing in England";
    - vanguard, cutting edge

Derived forms: forefronts

Type of: forepart, front, front end, perspective, position, view

Encyclopedia: Forefront