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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of front.
  • adj. Formed with a front; drawn up in line.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Formed with a front; drawn up in line.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a front; formed with a front.

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Examples

  • That apparently was the idea fronted by the administration and thwarted by the Liberals...er, I mean Democrats.

    Dear Mr. Obama . . .

  • Could that have been the reason she "fronted" the ABC special for about 3 minutes and then handed it over to Martin Brashir?

    Mike Hegedus: "Thriller" Gone, ABC and NBC "'Bad," They "Beat It"

  • And secondly, in terms of grammar what exactly is "fronted" in these examples?

    On whatever will be will ... be

  • It furthermore has to be taken into account that Expatica uses press releases from the Dutch industries information bureau ANP, which is owned and 'fronted' by the multinational Fentener van Vlissingen.

    Mysterious Death, Police Tech - Dragnet & Politics (FPF)

  • The rep at PayPal said the the money had been "fronted" to Skype in anticipation of my bank account sending the same to my PayPal account.

    The Industry Standard - Comments

  • Also in the dock with Rodley was sex shop owner and "willing gopher" David Nash, 47, from Shelby Road, Durrington, West Sussex, who "fronted" some of the bank accounts.

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  • As a kid back in Kansas, I'd just gotten my first page-one byline -- "fronted" is what it's called in the business.

    Merced Sun-Star: front

  • Turner said he and Turner cooked the cocaine into crack and "fronted" it to Collins to sell.

    Omaha World-Herald > Frontpage

  • Police said that in November, Knighton had "fronted" a customer $560 worth of cocaine during an undercover investigation.

    phillyBurbs.com: Home RSS feed

  • What the court battle did reveal was that in 1994, Kremanada had struck a deal with the same Michael Ashcroft, who "fronted" Kremandala a hundred thousand dollars in exchange for advertising and said same shares in Krem radio.

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