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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Straightforward; frank.
  • adjective Paid or due in advance.
  • adverb In advance; beforehand.

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  • adjective honest, frank and straightforward
  • adjective In a forward, leading or frontward position.
  • adjective of money paid in advance
  • adverb beforehand
  • adverb soccer As an attacker
  • noun television A meeting of network executives with the press and major advertisers, signaling the start of advertising sales for a new season
  • verb To bring to the fore; to place up front for consideration

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  • adjective frank and honest

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