Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of front.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of front.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The label fronts the money for us to make recordings - for this album they paid for us to spend a few months with one of the world's best producers in a converted barn in Amish country wringing our souls and playing tympani and twiddling knobs - and they put up most of the cash that it takes to distribute and promote our albums, including the costs of pressing CDs, advertising, and making videos.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz

  • Re: “the biggest failure, on many fronts, is the inability of the media/press to inform the citizenry of the facts and options”.

    Think Progress » McConnell On Health Reform: ‘It Would Be Good For The Country If It Failed’

  • Dominant high pressure areas over much of the United States will block weather fronts from the north.

    The Mexican Climate - A Thumbnail Guide

  • Dominant high pressure areas over much of the United States will block weather fronts from the north.

    The Mexican Climate - A Thumbnail Guide

  • The boundary zones between the warm and cool air masses were called fronts, after the trench warfare battle lines of World War I.

    Storm Warning

  • A "heavier" assault would involve more troops and machines attacking across two main fronts (figure 5).

    Will Iran Be Next?

  • A "heavier" assault would involve more troops and machines attacking across two main fronts (figure 5).

    Will Iran Be Next?

  • Both have been long term fronts for corporate welfare states.

    Obsidian Wings

  • Given a sharply restricted ability to make big progressive change, managing the country’s domestic and international affairs responsibly while trying to advance small positive change on a bunch of different fronts is the best you can do.

    Matthew Yglesias » Myths of 1996

  • Between the increase in available office space and the coming empty store fronts from the merged banks closing branches and the ripple effects from the financial job cuts … it’s going to be ugly.

    Matthew Yglesias » The New New York

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  • Third-person

    August 25, 2013