Definition of home front in English:

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home front


The civilian population and activities of a nation whose armed forces are engaged in war abroad: the second world war was drawing local medical staff away from the home front
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  • During the dark days of World War Two he kept the home front happy with memorable radio plays.
  • The soldiers fight to protect the home front and to protect future terror.
  • There is no better way to connect the front lines to the home front than to provide that prepaid calling card.


on the home front

At home; domestically: there were sad developments on the home front when his wife died
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  • On the home front this holiday season, many Americans are showing their support for the troops.
  • On the home front, there is a national election to be planned, fought, and won.
  • On the home front, evidence of a strengthening of economic activity continues to accumulate.
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