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house/shop fronts (=the parts that face the road)
Attach a recent photograph to the front of your application.
a book with a picture of a tiger on the front
The dress had buttons down the front.
The glasses are in the cabinet near the front.
Tom was sitting at the front of the bus.
the man at the front of the queue
If you can’t see the blackboard, come and sit at the front.
He had signed his name in the front of the book.
There’s bad news on the job front – two factories are going to close.
His main problems were in maths and science, but he has made progress on both fronts.
They kept a shop as a front for dealing in stolen goods.
He always pretended he didn’t care but we knew it was just a front.
She’s putting on a brave front, but she’s really very worried.
a warm/cold front
the National Liberation Front
This is the British English definition of front. View American English definition of front.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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