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One entry found for vanguard.
Main Entry: van·guard
Pronunciation: primarystressvan-secondarystressgärd
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English vauntgard "the troops moving at the head of an army," from early French vantgarde, avantgarde (same meaning), derived from avant- "fore-, in front" and garde "guard"
1 : the troops moving at the head of an army
2 : the forefront of an action or movement

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