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front

3 verb
     
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1 [transitive] especially British English if someone fronts something such as a musical group or a television programme, they lead it and are the person that the public sees most:
Fronted by Alan Hull, the band had a number of memorable hits.
2 [transitive usually passive] also front onto something British English if a building or area of land is fronted by something or fronts onto it, it faces that thing:
The house was fronted by a large ornamental lake.
The hotel entrance fronted onto a busy road.
3

be fronted by/with something

to be covered or decorated at the front with something:
a large building fronted with marble

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