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to foreground v.
to emphasize (an issue, idea or word)

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1    the part of a scene situated towards the front or nearest to the viewer  
2    the area of space in a perspective picture, depicted as nearest the viewer  
3    a conspicuous or active position  
4    tr   to emphasize (an issue, idea, or word)  

foreground processing  
      n     (Computing)   the ability of a system to handle two or more processes virtually simultaneously so that it appears to be editing one text while printing another in the background  
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centre, forefront, front, limelight, prominence  

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