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  1. vanguard, forefront, cutting edgenoun

    the position of greatest importance or advancement; the leading position in any movement or field

    "the Cotswolds were once at the forefront of woollen manufacturing in England"; "the idea of motion was always to the forefront of his mind and central to his philosophy"

    Synonyms:
    head, forefront, vanguard, cutting edge, new wave, avant-garde, knife edge, van

    Antonyms:
    unfashionable, unstylish

  2. knife edge, cutting edgeadjective

    the sharp cutting side of the blade of a knife

    Synonyms:
    knife edge, forefront, cutting edge, vanguard

    Antonyms:
    unfashionable, unstylish

  3. up-to-date, cutting-edge, with-itadjective

    in accord with the most fashionable ideas or style

    "wears only the latest style"; "the last thing in swimwear"; "cutting-edge technology"; "a with-it boutique"

    Synonyms:
    up-to-date, with-it, streetwise, street smart

    Antonyms:
    unstylish, unfashionable

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  1. Patrick Semansky/Pool via REUTERS/File PhotoCraft:

    We discussed the many ways Taiwan is a model for the world, as demonstrated by its success in fighting COVID-19 and all that Taiwan has to offer in the fields of health, technology and cutting-edge science, unfortunately, Taiwan is unable to share those successes in UN venues, including the World Health Assembly, as a result of PRC obstruction.

  2. Jacob Bronowski:

    The hand is the cutting edge of the mind.

  3. James Zimmerman:

    One unfortunate consequence of over-broad anti-terrorism policies is to potentially isolate China technologically from the rest of the world, and the end result of that may be to limit the country's access to cutting-edge technology and innovation.

  4. Pat Conroy:

    The level of technology involved in these acquisitions takes our forces to the cutting edge of modern military hardware.

  5. Sebastian Coe:

    I was dismayed to see the interpretation put on our motives, our judgments and our actions, there is nothing in the history of our sport in the last 15 or 20 years other than us being on the cutting edge of either trying to develop the science of weeding out the cheats or taking the actions appropriate to finding them.


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