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1. vanguard

noun. ['ˈvænˌgɑːrd'] the leading units moving at the head of an army.

Synonyms

  • army unit

Antonyms

  • unbelief
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • avangarde (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Words that Rhyme with Vanguard

  • appleyard
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  • barnyard
  • beauregard
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  • boatyard
  • bodyguard
  • boulevard
  • brickyard
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  • damgard
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  • diehard
  • dockyard

How do you pronounce vanguard?

Pronounce vanguard as ˈvænˌgɑrd.

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2. vanguard

noun. ['ˈvænˌgɑːrd'] the position of greatest importance or advancement; the leading position in any movement or field.

Synonyms

  • perspective
  • view
  • position
  • cutting edge

Antonyms

  • esteem
  • respect
  • exclude
  • disrespect

Etymology

  • avangarde (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. vanguard

noun. ['ˈvænˌgɑːrd'] any creative group active in the innovation and application of new concepts and techniques in a given field (especially in the arts).

Synonyms

  • art movement
  • new wave
  • avant-garde
  • van

Antonyms

  • subordinate
  • upper-class
  • middle-class
  • low status

Etymology

  • avangarde (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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