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pioneering

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpioneeringpi‧o‧neer‧ing /ˌpaɪəˈnɪərɪŋ◂ $ -ˈnɪr-/ adjective [only before noun] 🔊 🔊 NEWintroducing new and better methods or ideas for the first timepioneering work/research/efforts etc 🔊 the pioneering work of NASA scientists 🔊 She played a pioneering role in opening higher education to women.
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pioneeringCowley's pioneering development of modern emergency medicine helped save countless lives.The book was a pioneering effort and has all the faults, as well as the merits, of such an enterprise.In the event the experiment was perhaps one of the more useful of the pioneering experiments with controlled thermonuclear research.the pioneering jazz pianist Bud PowellVertical packages tend to be of a pioneering nature, whereas horizontal packages tend to result from the development of existing ideas.Edward Said's pioneering Orientalism offered a searching analysis of this phenomenon.Pioneering research shows that the experiences of childhood help form the brain's circuits for music and maths, language and emotion.The award recognises Prof MacFarlane's pioneering work in computing and control theory.Her pioneering work in the field of education will be remembered.the pioneering work of Caventou in drug researchMoore's pioneering work on semiconductors has made him perhaps the most famous figure in Silicon Valley.The canal engineer William Jessop was largely responsible for this pioneering work which had been in prospect ever since the Stuart period.Throughout his career Little continued his pioneering work.pioneering work/research/efforts etcHe did pioneering work in figuring out the nuts and bolts of sustainability.The pioneering work of E Schmid and J.W.His pioneering work on semiconductors has made him perhaps the most famous figure in Silicon Valley.Brownell did pioneering research on the ill effects of yo-yo dieting.Stephen Wolfram, a mathematical genius who did pioneering work on the varieties of computer algorithms agrees.To publicise his pioneering work Shearman produced an excellent leaflet on the scheme and its potentialities.The canal engineer William Jessop was largely responsible for this pioneering work which had been in prospect ever since the Stuart period.
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