What is another word for vanguard?

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[ vˈaŋɡɑːd], [ vˈaŋɡɑːd], [ v_ˈa_ŋ_ɡ_ɑː_d]

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How to use "Vanguard" in context?

The word "vanguard" has been used in a number of different ways since it first appeared in English in the 16th century. At its most fundamental level, a "vanguard" is a group of people who are ahead of the rest, behaving as a model or exemplar for others to follow. In this sense, the term is often used to refer to those who are responsible for starting or leading the way in a new area of activity or endeavour.

In the early days of the Industrial Revolution, there was a need for people to be pioneering explorers in new industries.

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