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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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One among the first to explore a country. Also: A person who goes before, opening up the way for others to follow, as an early settler or a scientist doing original work.

Usage examples (34)
  • Galileo called doubt the father of invention; it is certainly the pioneer.
  • pioneer space
  • The title pioneer is usually reserved for members of the heavily armed column of 450 men recruited from South Africa and
  • Vermeer was a pioneer is the use of optical tools such as the camera obscura. for more
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