Translation of vanguard in Spanish:

vanguard

Pronunciation: /ˈvængɑːrd; ˈvængɑːd/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Military/Militar] vanguardia (feminine)
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    • The vanguard of the army began crossing the river in late afternoon on 6 April.
    • Two hundred and four warriors formed the vanguard of the army.
    • Nelson's tactics slicing the enemy line ensured the vanguard played a negligible role in the battle which followed.
    1.2 (forefront) vanguardia (feminine) to be in the vanguard (of sth) estar* en or a la vanguardia (de algo)
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    • Now we are at the centre of European and international politics - negotiating EU treaties and occupying a prominent position in the vanguard of the Information Age.
    • He argues that the creation of three new rail stations, the introduction of park-and-ride facilities and the opening up of greenways for buses places the city in the vanguard of 21st-century urban development.
    • Even though the Bay Area was not in the vanguard of developing a distinct hip-hop style, audiences and dancers have embraced it with a vengeance.

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