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home front

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhome frontˌhome ˈfront noun [singular]  WARthe people who stay and work in their own country while others go abroad to fight in a waron the home front The film is set on the home front in 1943.
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home frontOther news from the home front.It was correctly viewed as the low point of wartime morale on the home front.During World War I she was conspicuous for her public relief work on the home front.on the home frontBetween 1939 and 1945,80,000 men, women and children were killed by enemy action on the Home Front.And, on the home front, credit card charges are still being nibbled downwards by issuers.But on the home front, too, it's been a busy year.But there is definitely change on the home front.More dangerous on the home front are the volatile substances that are inhaled to produce a high.The President also praised the families on the home front.It was correctly viewed as the low point of wartime morale on the home front.Racial violence on the home front and the war abroad contended for headlines.During World War I she was conspicuous for her public relief work on the home front.
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