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  1. front

    • IPA[frənt]

    美式

    • n.
      the side or part of an object that presents itself to view or that is normally seen or used first; the most forward part of something;the position directly ahead of someone or something; the most forward position or place
    • adj.
      of or at the front;(of a vowel sound) formed by raising the tongue, excluding the blade and tip, toward the hard palate.
    • v.
      (of a building or piece of land) have the front facing or directed toward;be or stand in front of
    • excl
      used to summon someone to the front or to command them to assume a forward-facing position, as in calling a bellhop to the front desk or giving orders to troops on parade
    • verb: front, 3rd person present: fronts, gerund or present participle: fronting, past tense: fronted, past participle: fronted

    • noun: front, plural noun: fronts

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    • 1. (of a building or piece of land) have the front facing or directed toward the houses that front Beacon Street we sold the uphill land that fronted on the road
    • be or stand in front of they reached the hedge fronting the garden
    • 2. provide (something) with a front or facing of a particular type or material a metal box fronted by an alloy panel a glass-fronted bookcase
    • 3. lead or be the most prominent member in (an organization, activity, or group of musicians) the group is fronted by two girl singers
    • present or host (a television or radio program) she is set to front a new BBC show
    • 4. act as a front or cover for someone or something acting illegally or wishing to conceal something he fronted for them in illegal property deals
    • US informal adopt a particular expression or form of behavior to conceal one's genuine feelings I can't front, I never really listened to much of his music
    • Australian, New Zealand archaic stand face to face with; confront Tom fronted him with unwavering eyes
    • 5. articulate (a vowel sound) with the tongue further forward all speakers use raised and fronted variants more in spontaneous speech
    • 6. place (a sentence element) at the beginning of a sentence instead of in its usual position, typically for emphasis or as a feature of some dialects, as in horrible it was.

    excl

    • 1. used to summon someone to the front or to command them to assume a forward-facing position, as in calling a bellhop to the front desk or giving orders to troops on parade scouts, front and center!
    • n.
      the front part of a shirt: he ended up with scalding tea down his shirt front
    • v.
      (in Australian Rules) charge into the chest of (an opponent), typically so as to knock them to ... he shirtfronted a Collingwood player in front of the Ryder Stand at Victoria Park

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      the military line or part of an army that is closest to the enemy: forces will be stationed on the front line
    • adj.
      stationed on the military line that is closest to the enemy: front-line troops

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      the front of a car or other vehicle.
    • adj.
      (of money) paid or charged at the beginning of a transaction: a front-end fee

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      the military line or part of an army that is closest to the enemy: forces will be stationed on the front line
    • adj.
      stationed on the military line that is closest to the enemy: front-line troops

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      the front of a car or other vehicle.
    • adj.
      (of money) paid or charged at the beginning of a transaction: a front-end fee

    Oxford Dictionary

    • adj.
      ahead in a race or other competition.
    • n.
      the practice by market makers of dealing on advance information provided by their brokers and ...

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • adj.
      ahead in a race or other competition.
    • n.
      the practice by market-makers of dealing on advance information provided by their brokers and ...

    Oxford Dictionary

    • ph.
      at or near the front

    Oxford American Dictionary

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    • IPA[frʌnt]

    英式

    • n.
      the side or part of an object that presents itself to view or that is normally seen or used ... a page at the front of the book had been torn out he sealed the envelope and wrote on the front
    • adj.
      of or at the front: the front cover of the magazine she was in the front garden
    • v.
      (of a building or piece of land) have the front facing or directed towards: the flats which fronted Crow Road both properties fronted on to the beach

    Oxford Dictionary