Associations to the word «Vanguard»

Wiktionary

VANGUARD, noun. The leading units at the front of an army or fleet.
VANGUARD, noun. (by extension) The person(s) at the forefront of any group or movement.

Dictionary definition

VANGUARD, noun. The leading units moving at the head of an army.
VANGUARD, noun. Any creative group active in the innovation and application of new concepts and techniques in a given field (especially in the arts).
VANGUARD, noun. 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".

Wise words

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