To the fore
Fore Fore, n. The front; hence, that which is in front; the future. [1913 Webster]

{At the fore} (Naut.), at the fore royal masthead; -- said of a flag, so raised as a signal for sailing, etc.

{To the fore}. (a) In advance; to the front; to a prominent position; in plain sight; in readiness for use. (b) In existence; alive; not worn out, lost, or spent, as money, etc. [Irish] ``While I am to the fore.'' --W. Collins. ``How many captains in the regiment had two thousand pounds to the fore?'' --Thackeray. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • to the fore — phrasal in or into a position of prominence ; forward …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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