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home front

Syllabification: home front

Definition of home front in English:

noun

The civilian population and activities of a nation whose armed forces are engaged in war abroad.
Example sentences
  • Here on the home front another day of street protests for and against the war.
  • During the dark days of World War Two he kept the home front happy with memorable radio plays.
  • During the war the volunteer activity of civilians on the home front was remarkable.

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