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Fronting Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Front \Front\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fronted; p. pr. & vb. n. Fronting.]
  1. To oppose face to face; to oppose directly; to meet in a hostile manner. You four shall front them in the narrow lane. --Shak.
  2. To appear before; to meet. [Enid] daily fronted him In some fresh splendor. --Tennyson.
  3. To face toward; to have the front toward; to confront; as, the house fronts the street. And then suddenly front the changed reality. --J. Morley.
  4. To stand opposed or opposite to, or over against as, his house fronts the church.
  5. To adorn in front; to supply a front to; as, to front a house with marble; to front a head with laurel. Yonder walls, that pertly front your town. --Shak.
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Fronting'

  • Th-fronting: Th-fronting refers to the pronunciation of the English "th" as "f" or "v". When th-fronting is applied, /θ/ becomes /f/ (for example, ...

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  • Rihanna Trademarks Her Name: Five Reasons Why Pop Star Needs A Fashion Empire
    After years of fronting campaigns for some of the biggest names in fashion, it looks like Rihanna is ready to do a Victoria Beckham and boldly venture out on her own. The pop superstar has hinted that she may soon launch her own fashion line after filing trademark applications in her surname, Fenty. RiRi has yet to make an official announcement about the potential Read more on this news related to 'Fronting'
  • Saxon's Biff Byford Launches Sci-Fi Inspired Concept Band
    Saxon singer Biff Byford is fronting a new band inspired by a science fiction movie. The Scintilla Project will release their debut album The Hybrid on September 2 Read more on this news related to 'Fronting'
  • Baton Rouge Marriott soon hits auction block with a $7 million starting bid
    The high-rise Baton Rouge Marriott hotel fronting Interstate 10 near College Drive has been placed on the auction block at a starting bid of $7 million. Read more on this news related to 'Fronting'

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