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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 match has been brought forward to 1.00 pm.

    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 spending plans.

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