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1. frontier

noun. ['frənˈtɪr'] a wilderness at the edge of a settled area of a country.

Synonyms

  • wild

Antonyms

  • unoriented
  • untreated

Etymology

  • fronter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • front (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Frontier

  • conventioneer
  • bioengineer
  • reengineer
  • pamphleteer
  • electioneer
  • charpentier
  • volunteer
  • rensselaer
  • profiteer
  • mutineer
  • marketeer
  • lagardere
  • insincere
  • imagineer
  • gondolier
  • financiere
  • financier
  • crochetiere
  • commandeer
  • chandelier
  • brigadier
  • brigadeer
  • bombardier
  • belvedere
  • bandolier
  • wagoneer
  • summiteer
  • st_cyr
  • souvenir
  • racketeer

How do you pronounce frontier?

Pronounce frontier as frənˈtɪr.

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How do you spell frontier? Is it fronteir ?

A common misspelling of frontier is fronteir

Sentences with frontier


1. Noun, singular or mass
On the western frontier, in particular, there was little oversight of Indian and settler relations.

2. Adverb
Russian cities in the tundra include settlements along Russia’s northern frontier along the Arctic Ocean.

Quotes about frontier


1. We are, in the comics, the last frontier of good, wholesome family humor and entertainment.
- Bil Keane

2. When someone died in the wilderness of frontier America, that person's physical remains were buried and the handcarts continued west, but the mourning survivors had hope for their loved one's eternal soul. However, when someone dies spiritually in the wilderness of sin, hope may be replaced by dread and fear for the loved one's eternal welfare.
- James E. Faust

3. Americans... are forever searching for love in forms it never takes, in places it can never be. It must have something to do with the vanished frontier.
- Kurt Vonnegut, Cat's Cradle

2. frontier

noun. ['frənˈtɪr'] an undeveloped field of study; a topic inviting research and development.

Synonyms

  • bailiwick
  • field
  • subject
  • field of study
  • study
  • discipline
  • subject field

Antonyms

  • unsusceptible
  • insubordinate
  • unaffected
  • unrestraint

Etymology

  • fronter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • front (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. frontier

noun. ['frənˈtɪr'] an international boundary or the area (often fortified) immediately inside the boundary.

Synonyms

  • bounds
  • boundary

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • unbound
  • free

Etymology

  • fronter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • front (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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