What does the word forefront mean?

Usage examples for forefront

  1. In all the writings of the time, the theological interest is in the forefront. – German Culture Past and Present by Ernest Belfort Bax
  2. Thus faith in the Church and submission to the Church are put into the forefront and remain the one thing needful and essential. – Outlines of a Philosophy of Religion based on Psychology and History by Auguste Sabatier
  3. Unfortunately there exists a very common persuasion that evolution plays a large role in education and that we, " the heirs of all the ages in the foremost files of time," are necessarily in the forefront of educational advance. – Education: How Old The New by James J. Walsh