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Synonyms for vanguard

Synonyms for vanguard

the leading units moving at the head of an army


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any creative group active in the innovation and application of new concepts and techniques in a given field (especially in the arts)

the position of greatest importance or advancement

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Multiple overlapping sensors can be networked to offer site wide security coverage, controlled and monitored through a single PC running Advance Guard s sophisticate physical security information management software.
As the movement into the valley to retrograde the Italian bases began, indigo teams acted as an advance guard to interdict insurgents forward of the main body, identify and reduce IEDs already in place, and reinforce any elements that came into contact.
Or as Barthelme himself put it in an interview in the Paris Review, "The function of the advance guard in military terms is exactly that of the rear guard, to protect the main body, which translates as the status quo.
If we want rapid deployment we must build on the technology set and take advantage of the regulatory conditions that exist in those countries that have been part of the advance guard," said Nick Otter.
Even with the opposition press banned, journalists arrested, websites filtered, text messaging blocked, cell phones shut down and foreign reporters ordered out of the country, the government continued to blame western media for the unrest, as if they were the advance guard for some grand international conspiracy.
Matt Danksand Russ Cockburn teamed up in January - Danks was the advance guard quitting as one of the Advantage West Midlands spin doctor team last year.
The advance guard of the 2009 spring chinook run is already producing hook-ups for anglers on the Willamette River in Portland, so let's look at the in-river salmon seasons first.
AaHe concludes by saying that the Declaration of Independence oreflected AmericansAE view of themselves as the advance guard of civilizationo and that this has continued to be so every since Aa uAa the words of another formidable conservative writer.
He served as a captain in the Army during World War II, where he was the battery commander of the advance guard battery of General Patton's Third Army all the way across Germany.
AN ADVANCE guard of the Tartan Army say they've been left hundreds of pounds out of pocket thanks to a Bulgarian bus company.
As Anderson notes in her epilogue, roaming livestock continued to serve as what she calls "the advance guard of English settlement" (243), moving along with the expansion of Euro-American communities into frontier regions.
They turned up at Eggleston looking like an advance guard for the Chav Army, all tracksuits, football tops, fake tan and bare midriffs.
He is the advance guard of liberty and justice, of law and order, and of peace and happiness.
Convoy soldiers should be assigned specific responsibilities, such as breech team, security team, security or advance guard, convoy commander, air guard, main body, and rear security.
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