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vanward

[ van-werd ]
/ ˈvæn wərd /
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adjective, adverb

toward or in the van or front.

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Origin of vanward

First recorded in 1810–20; van1 + -ward
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British Dictionary definitions for vanward

vanward
/ (ˈvænwəd) /

adjective, adverb

in or towards the front
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