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Definition of "forefront" []

  • The foremost part or area. (noun)
  • The position of most importance, prominence, or responsibility; the vanguard: in the forefront of the liberation movement. Also called foreground. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "forefront" in a sentence
  • "At the forefront is his determination to show his competitors — and their coaches — something new, because his racing tendencies had become as familiar as his trademark soul patch."
  • "The answers we receive from current volunteers as well as our Chadian teachers (here at training) are varied, but usually follow these lines: The government has made English part of the curriculum for a number of reasons, but at the forefront is the "great goopy hope", the oil fields in the south."
  • "The one aspect of all this that we should keep in the forefront is that a major effect of the growth of government is this: it enables an expansion in the depth and breadth of rent-seeking activities generally."