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Overview of noun pioneer

The noun pioneer has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) pioneer, innovator, trailblazer, groundbreaker

(someone who helps to open up a new line of research or technology or art)

2. (1) pioneer

(one the first colonists or settlers in a new territory; "they went west as pioneers with only the possessions they could carry with them")


Overview of verb pioneer

The verb pioneer has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (3) pioneer, open up

(open up an area or prepare a way; "She pioneered a graduate program for women students")

2. initiate, pioneer

(take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of; "This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants")

3. pioneer

(open up and explore a new area; "pioneer space")

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