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Meaning of front

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: relating to or located in the front; "the front lines";
             "the front porch" [ant: {back(a)}]
      n 1: the side that is forward or prominent [syn: {front}, {front
           end}, {forepart}] [ant: {back end}, {backside}, {rear}]
      2: the line along which opposing armies face each other [syn:
         {battlefront}, {front}, {front line}]
      3: the outward appearance of a person; "he put up a bold front"
      4: the side that is seen or that goes first [ant: {back},
      5: a person used as a cover for some questionable activity [syn:
         {front man}, {front}, {figurehead}, {nominal head}, {straw
         man}, {strawman}]
      6: a sphere of activity involving effort; "the Japanese were
         active last week on the diplomatic front"; "they advertise on
         many different fronts"
      7: (meteorology) the atmospheric phenomenon created at the
         boundary between two different air masses
      8: the immediate proximity of someone or something; "she blushed
         in his presence"; "he sensed the presence of danger"; "he was
         well behaved in front of company" [syn: {presence}, {front}]
      9: the part of something that is nearest to the normal viewer;
         "he walked to the front of the stage" [ant: {back}, {rear}]
      10: a group of people with a common ideology who try together to
          achieve certain general goals; "he was a charter member of
          the movement"; "politicians have to respect a mass
          movement"; "he led the national liberation front" [syn:
          {movement}, {social movement}, {front}]
      v 1: be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to
           another reference point; be opposite to; "The house looks
           north"; "My backyard look onto the pond"; "The building
           faces the park" [syn: {front}, {look}, {face}] [ant:
      2: confront bodily; "breast the storm" [syn: {front}, {breast}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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