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forefront  

  
centre, fore, foreground, front, lead, prominence, spearhead, van, vanguard  
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forefront  

1       n-sing   If you are at the forefront of a campaign or other activity, you have a leading and influential position in it.  
the N, usu at/in/to N, N of/in n/-ing  
They have been at the forefront of the campaign for political change.     
2       n-sing   If something is atthe forefrontof people's minds or attention, they think about it a lot because it is particularly important to them.  
the N, usu at/in/to N of n  
The pension issue was not at the forefront of his mind in the spring of 1985.     

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adj.
1. nervous, anxious; 2. at the forefront of a trend; experimental or avant-garde
1. She was nervous and edgy, still chain-smoking. 2. Their songs combine good music and smart, edgy ideas

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