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200 BM Daily Vocabulary #188 | forefront

September 11, 2019

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Today’s word is: forefront. The meaning of forefront is:  the leading or most important or noticeable position or place, the foremost part

In this English vocabulary lesson you will learn how to use the word forefront. We are sure that this ESL lesson will help you to enhance your English vocabulary and speak English fluently and confidently.

The word forefront means the most prominent part of a structure which is usually at the front side. It also expresses a leadership position in any field.

For example, India is at the forefront of spreading the knowledge of Yoga across the world.

Listen carefully how we can use the word forefront in 8 different situations in 8 different sentences.

Example number 1 of 8:  The chain of supermarket stores faced a competition from the entry of a multinational company in the market. The owner therefore prepared a strategy to grow the customer base and decided to be at the forefront of the execution of the strategy.

Example number 2 of 8: The class teacher was relentlessly working for achieving a hundred percent result in the board exams. Ensuring maximum attendance for all students in an academic year was at the forefront of her mind. Therefore, she called their parents for a meeting and discussed the challenges they might face.   

Example number 3 of 8:  The planning commission declared the five year plan for the development and progress of the nation. It has decided to keep education and health priorities at the forefront of the entire plan.

Example number 4 of 8: The beach was once at the forefront of the list of desired tourist destinations in the state. Slowly, the pollution of the sea water spoilt its reputation and the flow of tourists deteriorated. Ultimately, the town corporation took urgent steps to control the pollution.

Example number 5 of 8:  The transportation company allotted a hand held tracking device to the truck drivers. This way, they could track the movement of the trucks and it escalated its efficiency level to a high level. Very soon, the company was at the forefront of the transportation business in the country.

Example number 6 of 8:  Global warming has been a cause of worry for the entire world. There are several reasons for the deteriorating environmental conditions. However, it is often felt that massive destruction of the forests is at the forefront of the list of factors responsible.

Example number 7 of 8: Dr. Khanna returned from a foreign country and set up a research institute in his home town. Within a short period of time, his institute is at the forefront of advanced research on vaccines and is famous for its accomplishments.

Example number 8 of 8: The Airlines has reported losses for last eight quarters. The management has been discussing tactics to cut down the operational costs. This has affected the employees adversely because the fear of losing jobs is at the forefront of their mind.

Today we learnt the word forefront which means the leading or most important or noticeable position or place, the foremost part.

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