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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfrontfront1 /frʌnt/ ●●● S1 W1 noun πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 β†’ the front2 β†’ the front3 β†’ the front4 β†’ the front5 β†’ in front of somebody/something6 β†’ in front7 β†’ on a ... front8 β†’ out front9 β†’ in (the) front/up front10 β†’ in front of the television/TV/computer etc11 β†’ up front12 weather [countable] technicalHEM the place where two areas of air of different temperatures meet, often shown as a line on weather mapswarm/cold front (=an area of warm or cold air)13 β†’ the front14 β†’ your front15 illegal activities [countable]SECRET a legal business that someone operates in order to hide the illegal activities that they are involved infront for πŸ”Š The casino was used as a front for cross-border smuggling operations.16 hide feelings [singular] if you put on a front, you behave in a way that is happier, braver etc than you really feelput on/show a front πŸ”Š Jenny didn’t want Adam to see how worried she was. So she put on a brave front. πŸ”Š His arrogance is just a front. Deep down he’s really insecure. πŸ”Š When disciplining children, it is important that parents present a united front (=show that they both feel the same about a situation).17 organization [singular]PPGPM used in the name of a political party or unofficial military organization πŸ”Š the People’s Liberation Front18 war [countable]WAR the area where fighting happens in a war syn front line πŸ”Š He joined the army, and was immediately sent to the front. πŸ”Š Her husband was shot down over the Western Front. β†’ home front19 church [countable]TBB a side of a large important church building πŸ”Š the west front of Rouen cathedral
Examples from the Corpus
frontβ€’ The car rental company is actually a front for a drugs ring.β€’ She puts on this "innocent little girl" act, but it's all a front.β€’ The charity has been accused of being a front for anti-government activity.β€’ The club was just a front - Luchese's real business was drug smuggling and gun running.β€’ The distinctively figured wood facing the wings on both back and front is an unusual choice of yew.β€’ Over instead of pull it over in front.β€’ His whole life passed in front of me; the lives of his fathers, his sons.β€’ The pass has a slight loft and, crucially, is thrown in front of Edney.β€’ Clinton ordered Pennsylvania Avenue closed to vehicular traffic in front of the White House.β€’ The disenfranchising effect of unemployment has worked on a number of fronts.β€’ His black hair was now white, as were his shoulders and the front of his coat.β€’ Trucks are heading toward the front with fresh supplies.β€’ The front had undergone a terrible impact, the rest was essentially intact.warm/cold frontβ€’ There'd be a warm front in Walmington then.β€’ Never risk parking out overnight without checking the weather forecast for a strong wind warning or the approach of a cold front.β€’ Forecasters are banking on a cold front to clear cloudy conditions.β€’ Another cold front passed through the north state Monday night and early Tuesday, chilling the region with November-like temperatures.β€’ Within a week of launching the Oxfam Cold Front Appeal we reached our target of half a million coats and jumpers.β€’ Following the successful Cold Front appeal it's flying in warm clothing and our reporter Kim Barnes joined the airlift.β€’ Clearing conditions were forecast behind the cold front that dragged low clouds through Central Florida early Friday.β€’ Where the cold front of winter can be a killer.front forβ€’ Inspectors found that the import/export business was just a front for a huge drug smuggling operation.brave frontβ€’ I did not put up a brave front for Christine.sent to the frontβ€’ Instead, as a civilian, he joined the Remounts, training horses to be sent to the front.