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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theybring forward
he/she/itbrings forward
present participlebringing forward
past tensebrought forward
past participlebrought forward
  1. 1
    to change the date or time of an event so that it happens earlier
    The tennis match has been brought forward to 1:00 p.m.
    They brought the date of the wedding forward so her cousins could attend.
  2. 2
    to announce plans or ideas officially so that people can discuss them
    The various departments have not yet brought forward their budgets for the year.
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