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noun as in forefront

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At the intellectual vanguard of his party’s stances on consumer fraud and antitrust issues, he has called for serious punishment of companies like Facebook that he views as having abused their competitive position.

Cardin was in the vanguard of recognizing the importance of Asia to the fashion world, both as a manufacturing hub and for its consumer potential.

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This supermajority can demonstrate early on that it can be a vanguard for racial justice and equity by passing the PrOTECT ordinance.

Australia was in the vanguard of nations that had early success in controlling community transmission.

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We must create a better planet for future generations, and business must be at the vanguard, partnering with projects like the Earthshot Prize to create a movement rooted in optimism and achievement.

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Stasio was just one member of a vast hacking enterprise, the vanguard of a new cyber war.

He was on the vanguard of domestic policy and created a tremendous amount of legislation that we enjoy today.

When the Stalwart vanguard reached the perimeter, their ranks broke in confusion.

In Western political terms, we might think of them as a Leninist vanguard.

At the vanguard of the protests has been the galvanizing effect of social media.

And if society—the world of mere fashion—has broadened, how much more should be expected of us, who are the vanguard of our sex?

For, filing out of the gates and spreading out across the valley was the vanguard of an army.

The town itself was menaced by the Tartar vanguard; and two days before the authorities had been obliged to retreat to Tobolsk.

On the evening of the 23d the "Vanguard" sailed, and after a most tempestuous passage reached Palermo on the 26th.

This ship had been designated originally for Nelson's flag, and he shifted to her from the "Vanguard" on the 8th.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to vanguard, such as: front, lead, leaders, and leading.

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