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foremost adj
1 ranking above all others; "was first in her class"; "the foremost figure among marine artists"; "the top graduate" [syn: first, world-class]
2 situated closest to the bow; "the foremost compartment of the ship"
3 preceding all others in spatial position; "the foremost compartment of the ship" [syn: frontmost] adv
1 prominently forward; "he put his best foot foremost" [syn: first]
2 before anything else; "first we must consider the garter snake" [syn: first, firstly, first of all, first off]

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Adjective

foremost
  1. first, either in time or in space
  2. of a higher rank or position; paramount
  3. closest to the bow

Translations

closest to the bow

Adverb

foremost

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