front front  /f ˈrənt/


  1. (n) the side that is forward or prominent
  2. (n) the line along which opposing armies face each other
  3. (n) the outward appearance of a person
  4. (n) the side that is seen or that goes first
  5. (n) a person used as a cover for some questionable activity
  6. (n) a sphere of activity involving effort
  7. (n) (meteorology) the atmospheric phenomenon created at the boundary between two different air masses
  8. (n) the immediate proximity of someone or something
  9. (n) the part of something that is nearest to the normal viewer
  10. (n) a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals
  11. (v) be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to
  12. (v) confront bodily
  13. (adj) relating to or located in the front


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  1. Amid food scares and environmental woes, some Americans are transforming their neatly trimmed front yards into a showcase for nature's bounty.
  2. There is going to be a second fronta land frontagainst Germany in western Europe.
  3. In a wide-ranging conversation, the Iowa front-runner addresses his foreign policy miscues, his style of leadership and his bristling reaction to Mitt Romney's attacks.


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  1. "We still have a long season in front of us," Loria told his aide to type into a news release, "and plenty of time to turn things around."
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Jeffrey Loria Source:

  2. "All the US Opens that I've won I've had one stretch of nine holes," said Woods, whose three US Open victories include his record-setting 15-stroke triumph here in 2000. "It doesn't have to be on a back nine or a front nine, just a nine-hole...
    on Jun 19, 2010 By: Tiger Wood Source: AFP

  3. "We played as we wanted to," he said. "Now it is a final against Holland, a great team playing great football with great players in midfield and up front. We will have to impose our personality and football on them."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Xavi Hernandez Source: The Press Association

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