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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.
He couldn't go to Australia with the advance guard because his sister was getting married last Friday and lined up with Evans against the Barbarians.
They took to the stage at the O2 in Greenwich, south-east London, accompanied by an advance guard of dancers dressed like riot police complete with branded shields.
They took to the stage at the O2 in Greenwich, south-east London, last night, accompanied by an advance guard of dancers dressed like riot police.
They took to the stage at the O2 in Greenwich, southeast London, last night, accompanied by an advance guard of dancers dressed like riot police complete with branded shields.
But to most of us Indians these babus are what we have as our advance guard here and in any other country.
The whole of the cavalry had been sent with the advance guard, in the expectation that they could be pushed forward from the pass to secure the road to Chamla.
The business has purchased a wide selection of products from Youngman's BoSS access tower range, including the traditional modular aluminium system Clima, the fibreglass Zone 1 GRP which can be used in hazardous environments such as near overhead power cables and the new Cam-Lock Advance Guard Rail (AGR), which is compatible with all BoSS Towers.
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.
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.
But despite visiting five of London's top hotels, Lo-Ro's advance guard had still not found what they were looking for.
AN ADVANCE guard of the Tartan Army say they've been left hundreds of pounds out of pocket thanks to a Bulgarian bus company.
These were to be the advance guard for a national rollout that would see as many as 50 Sunflower Markets up and running within five years.
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.
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