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noun 
  1. The side or end of something that faces the direction it normally moves
  2. The side of a building with the building's main entrance
  3. (Military) an area where armies are engaged in conflict
  4. (context, meteorology) The interface or transition zone between two airmasses of different density. Since the temperature distribution is the most important regulator of atmospheric density, a front almost invariably separates airmasses of different temperature. Fronts receive their names from the movement of the air masses involved.
  5. (context, meteorology) An area where masses of warm and cold air meet, often resulting in precipitation.
  6. A person or institution acting as the public face of some other, covert group
  7. A major military subdivision of the Soviet Army.
  8. (Military) The lateral space occupied by an element measured from the extremity of one flank to the extremity of the other flank.
  9. (Military) The direction of the enemy.
  10. (Military) The line of contact of two opposing forces.
  11. (Military) When a combat situation does not exist or is not assumed, the direction toward which the command is faced.
verb 
  1. To lead or be the spokesperson of a group.
  2. (intransitive) To provide money or financial assistance in advance.
If you can't afford to buy it, I will you the money.
adjective 
  1. Located at or near the front.
The runner was thirty meters ahead of her nearest competitor.
  1. (context, phonetics) Of a vowel pronounced near the tip of the tongue.
Etymology: From Middle English frount: forehead, brow, front


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