front

f; -, -en
1. eines Gebäudes: front, facade; die rückwärtige Front the rear facade
2. eines Autos etc.: front
3. einer angetretenen Truppe: front rank; die Front abschreiten pass along the ranks, inspect the troops
4. MIL. (Kampfgebiet) front; (Kampflinie) front line; an der Front at the front; hinter der Front behind the lines; die feindliche Front the enemy front line, the enemy lines Pl.; auf breiter Front on a broad front; an vorderster Front stehen be right in the front line; an zwei Fronten kämpfen auch fig. fight on two fronts; die Fronten abstecken fig. mark out one’s positions; klare Fronten schaffen fig. make a clear stand, make one’s position clear; die Fronten haben sich verhärtet fig. their attitudes have hardened
5. POL. Gruppe: front; eine geschlossene Front bilden fig. form a united front, close ranks (gegen against); Front machen gegen fig. make a stand against, resist; national
6. MET. front; die Front eines Islandtiefs the leading edge of a depression over Iceland
7. SPORT: in Front gehen take the lead; in Front liegen be in the lead
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die Front
(Frontlinie) front; battlefront; front line; line;
(Vorderseite) front; frontage; façade;
(Wetterfront) front
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Frọnt [frɔnt]
f -, -en
1) (= Vorderseite) front; (= Vorderansicht) frontage

die hintere Front —

der General schritt die Front der wartenden Truppen ab — the general inspected the waiting troops

2) (= Kampflinie, -gebiet) front

in vorderster Front stehen — to be in the front line

auf breiter Front — along a wide front

an der Front — at the front

klare Fronten schaffen (fig) — to clarify the/one's position

3) (MET) front
4) (= Einheit) ranks pl; (in Namen) front

sich einer geschlossenen Front gegenübersehen — to be faced with a united front

Front gegen jdn/etw machen — to make a stand against sb/sth

5)

(SPORT: = Führung) in Front liegen — to be in the lead

in Front gehen — to go into or take the lead

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die
1) (the foremost part of anything in the direction in which it moves: the front of the ship; (also adjective) the front seat of the bus.) front
2) ((in war) the line of soliers nearest the enemy: They are sending more soldiers to the front.) front
3) (a boundary separating two masses of air of different temperatures: A cold front is approaching from the Atlantic.) front
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Front
<-, -en>
[frɔnt]
f
1. (Vorderseite) Gebäude face, front, frontage
die hintere [o rückwärtige] \Front the back [or rear
2. MIL front
auf breiter \Front along a wide front
die gegnerische \Front the opposing front
in vorderster \Front stehen to be in the front line
jdn/etw an die \Front schicken to send sb/sth to the front [lines]
3. (politische Opposition) front
eine geschlossene \Front bilden to put up a united front
[geschlossen] \Front gegen jdn/etw machen to make a [united] stand against sb/sth
4. METEO (Wetterlage) front
5. SPORT (Führung)
in \Front liegen/gehen to be in/go into [or take] the lead
6.
eine [geschlossene] \Front bilden to form a [continuous] front
klare \Fronten schaffen to clarify the/one's position
die \Fronten verhärten sich [the] attitudes are hardening
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die; Front, Fronten
1) (GebäudeFront) front; façade
2) (Kampfgebiet) front [line]

an die Front gehen/an der Front sein — go to the front/fight at the front

3) (Milit.): (vorderste Linie) front line

in vorderster Front kämpfen — fight at the very front

die Fronten haben sich verhärtet — (fig.) attitudes have hardened

an zwei Fronten kämpfen — (fig.) fight on two fronts

4) (Milit.): (einer Truppe)

die Front abnehmen/abschreiten — inspect the troops/guard of honour etc.

gegen jemanden/etwas Front machen — (fig.) make a stand against somebody/something

5) (Sport)

in Front liegen/gehen — be in front or in the lead/go in front

6) (Met.) front
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…front f; im subst front; Branche, Sektor: sector;
was gibt’s Neues von der …front? what’s the latest on the … front?;
Bildungsfront education sector;
Heiratsfront wedding front;
Urlaubsfront holiday (US vacation) front
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die; Front, Fronten
1) (GebäudeFront) front; façade
2) (Kampfgebiet) front [line]

an die Front gehen/an der Front sein — go to the front/fight at the front

3) (Milit.): (vorderste Linie) front line

in vorderster Front kämpfen — fight at the very front

die Fronten haben sich verhärtet — (fig.) attitudes have hardened

an zwei Fronten kämpfen — (fig.) fight on two fronts

4) (Milit.): (einer Truppe)

die Front abnehmen/abschreiten — inspect the troops/guard of honour etc.

gegen jemanden/etwas Front machen — (fig.) make a stand against somebody/something

5) (Sport)

in Front liegen/gehen — be in front or in the lead/go in front

6) (Met.) front
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-en f.
front n.

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