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noun 
  1. One who goes before, as into the wilderness, preparing the way for others to follow
  2. (context, obsolete, military) A soldier detailed or employed to form roads, dig trenches, and make bridges, as an army advances.
pioneers of civilization; pioneers of reform
  1. (Ireland) a member of the Pioneer Total Abstinence Association, a Catholic group who pledge abstinence from alcohol.
  2. (Russia) A child of 10–16 years in the former Soviet Union, in the second of the three stages in becoming a member of the Communist Party (after окÑÑбÑÑнок and before комÑомолеÑ).W:Pioneer movement, W
verb 
  1. To go before and prepare or open a way for; to act as pioneer.
Etymology: From pionier, originally, a foot soldier, peonier, from peon a foot soldier (French: pion). See pawn in chess.]


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