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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishforefore1 /fɔː $ fɔːr/ noun πŸ”Š πŸ”Š β†’ to the fore
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foreβ€’ One of them assured us that as he went from fore to aft his shoes were well-nigh buried in blood and brains.β€’ Muhammad Ali and PelΓ© are at the fore of the other.β€’ Automatically, women's bodies are again to the fore.β€’ The 1980s were a decade in which many social issues came to the fore.β€’ No new politician has come to the fore, so others vie to fill the vacuum.β€’ Passive smoking has come to the fore.β€’ Instead, it was a real middle class, of diverse origins, pushed to the fore by changing conditions.β€’ When they returned, thousands awaited them at the airport with Yamamoto to the fore.
forefore2 adjective [only before noun] technical πŸ”Š πŸ”Š FRONTthe fore parts of a ship, plane, or animal are the parts at the front β€”fore adverb
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foreβ€’ Three hundred metres from the end of the race, the horse stumbled and fractured its right fore cannon bone.β€’ The fore part of the carcass provides the picnic shoulder and the Boston butt.
fore-fore- /fɔː $ fɔːr/ prefix πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 BEFOREbefore πŸ”Š The enemy had been forewarned. β†’ forewarned is forearmed at forewarn(2)2 FRONTplaced at the front πŸ”Š her forenames πŸ”Š a horse’s forelegs3 FRONTthe front part of something πŸ”Š his forehead
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fore-β€’ forethoughtβ€’ his strong forearmsβ€’ in the foregroundβ€’ the factory foremanβ€’ to forewarn someone
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