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