1. vanguard, forefront, cutting edge, position, view, perspective

usage: the position of greatest importance or advancement; the leading position in any movement or field; "the Cotswolds were once at the forefront of woollen manufacturing in England"; "the idea of motion was always to the forefront of his mind and central to his philosophy"

2. knife edge, cutting edge, edge

usage: the sharp cutting side of the blade of a knife


1. up-to-date, cutting-edge, with-it, fashionable (vs. unfashionable), stylish

usage: in accord with the most fashionable ideas or style; "wears only the latest style"; "the last thing in swimwear"; "cutting-edge technology"; "a with-it boutique"

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