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phrasal verb [intransitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theypress ahead
he/she/itpresses ahead
present participlepressing ahead
past tensepressed ahead
past participlepressed ahead

or press on

  1. to continue doing something in a determined way, despite difficulties, opposition, or interruptions
    They pressed ahead regardless of objections.
    press ahead with something: We shall press ahead with our plans for reform.
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