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be at/in/to the forefront (of something)

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe at/in/to the forefront (of something)be at/in/to the forefront (of something)IMPORTANTto be in a leading position in an important activity that is trying to achieve something or develop new ideas The company has always been at the forefront of science and technology. Prison conditions have been pushed to the forefront of public debate. forefront
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be at/in/to the forefront (of something)The brothers were at the forefront of the story from the beginning.He is at the forefront of the campaign to save the Elephant from extinction.The company's main business is in sheet fed offset and it is at the forefront of printing on recycled paper.Through their own efforts, deaf people were in the forefront of Glasgow society.The mill was never to be in the forefront of industry.You have to be willing to be in the forefront.Meleager slays his uncles, who are in the forefront of those who would destroy Atalanta.Everywhere in the world, it was women who were in the forefront of campaigning.
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