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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The position of greatest importance or advancement; The leading units moving at the head of an army; Any creative group active in the innovation and application of new concepts and techniques in a given field (especially in the arts).

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  • We have to try to make this factory a model one, but not the kind of model place they call vanguard, that wins 10 medals, or 3 banners.
  • The Federal vanguard is reported to be five miles from the Southern capital, to which point the Confederates had fallen back without any real resistance.
  • The ever forward-thinking '80s music vanguard is helping to drown out the sound of online flotsam with a new music and entertainment recommendation system.
  • He is a former Navy SEAL and is what his network, Current TV, calls a vanguard journalist. for more
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