front and center
adverb Date: 1951 in or to the forefront of activity or consideration

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • front and center — adjective, adverb AMERICAN 1. ) considered important and worth your attention: The human rights issue is clearly front and center on the agenda. 2. ) SPOKEN used for telling someone to come closer and pay attention because you are going to say… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • front and center — adj, adv AmE in a very important position, where it will receive attention ▪ Prayer in schools has become a front and center issue …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • front and center — I. phrasal 1. used as a preparatory military command before “march” for certain designated individuals to march to the front of the center of a formation 2. used as a call for someone not in sight to come forward II. adverb : in or to the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • front-and-center — adjective AmE very important and needing attention: Prayer in schools has become a front and center issue for the White House …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • front and center — {adv.}, {slang} Used as a command to a person to go to someone who wants him. * /Front and center, Smith. The boss wants to see you./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • front and center — {adv.}, {slang} Used as a command to a person to go to someone who wants him. * /Front and center, Smith. The boss wants to see you./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • front\ and\ center — adv slang Used as a command to a person to go to someone who wants him. Front and center, Smith. The boss wants to see you …   Словарь американских идиом

  • front and center — front′ and cen′ter adv. cvb in or into a prominent place or situation where one can participate actively or exercise leadership …   From formal English to slang

  • front and center — adverb At the center of attention …   Wiktionary

  • front — /frunt/, n. 1. the foremost part or surface of anything. 2. the part or side of anything that faces forward: the front of a jacket. 3. the part or side of anything, as a building, that seems to look out or to be directed forward: He sat in the… …   Universalium

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