Foremost - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfɔːrmoʊst|  American pronunciation of the word foremost
Brit.  |ˈfɔːməʊst|  British pronunciation of the word foremost

adverb

- prominently forward(syn: first)
- before anything else (syn: first, firstly)

adjective

- ranking above all others(syn: first, world-class)
- preceding all others in spatial position(syn: frontmost)
- situated closest to the bow

Examples

...Albert Einstein is regarded by many as the foremost figure of the 20th century....

...wanted to speak to the foremost supervisor in our department...

The foremost hounds are close on him.

He was one of the world's foremost scholars.

Rostropovich was long considered the world's foremost cellist.

one of the country's foremost authorities on chemical warfare

he put his best foot foremost

the foremost figure among marine artists

the foremost compartment of the ship

...he's been the family's foremost reliance in times of trouble many times...

She has become one of America's foremost exponents of the romantic style in interior design.

...Monet is generally regarded as the foremost interpreter of pure impressionism....

Dublin is thought of first and foremost for its literary heritage.

Sharpton was foremost among the protesters.

Economic concerns are foremost on many voters' minds.

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