foreground ( foregrounds plural & 3rd person present )
1 n-var Theforeground of a picture or scene you are looking at is the part or area of it that appears nearest to you.
oft in the N (Antonym: background)
He is the bowler-hatted figure in the foreground of Orpen's famous painting.
2 n-sing If something or someone is in theforeground, or comes to theforeground, they receive a lot of attention.
usu the N, oft in/to N
This is another worry that has come to the foreground in recent years.
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary
centre, forefront, front, limelight, prominence
English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus
to emphasize (an issue, idea or word)
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