Definition of 'pioneer'

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Synonyms of "pioneer"
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French Translation of "pioneer"
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It is a national disgrace for the country that pioneered IVF. The Sun (2016)One is when you are told that the treatment was pioneered behind the Iron Curtain. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This pioneering work would offer scope for experiments. Davey, Ray Rev. & Cole, John A Channel of Peace (1993)Somehow the punk pioneers are still going. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We did it first and really pioneered the techniques for the story. Times, Sunday Times (2013)By then he was reputed worldwide for his pioneering work in anthropology. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Some of the early pioneers got it badly wrong and lenders lost a packet. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Stead did not think of himself as a green pioneer at first. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He claimed he was one of the worldwide pioneers of a treatment that could kill cancer with light and ultrasound. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Some pioneering hipsters go further afield. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There's a lot business can learn from work that airlines have pioneered in this area. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Broadband access is better in Japan than in the country that pioneered the internet. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Some big businesses are pioneers in this area and that's fantastic. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She also had pioneering treatment in Frankfurt. The Sun (2013)His pioneer programmes received practically no publicity, and were soon forgotten. Gavin Weightman SIGNOR MARCONI'S MAGIC BOX: The invention that sparked the radio revolution (2003)It's a pioneering area and a difficult problem. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The group pioneered a new style of heavy rock, that came to be known as thrash metal. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I undo all this pioneering style work in one afternoon. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Just ahead of the wagon train, beneath a shaded cross on the rock, a small group of pioneers buries one of their company. Christianity Today (2000)

Synonyms of 'pioneer'

founder, leader, developer, innovator
settler, explorer, colonist, colonizer

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Translations for 'pioneer'

British English: pioneer NOUN
Someone who is referred to as a pioneer in a particular area of activity is one of the first people to be involved in it and develop it.
...one of the leading pioneers of photojournalism.
British English: pioneer VERB
Someone who pioneers a new activity, invention, or process is one of the first people to do it.
He invented and pioneered the tests.
  • American English: pioneer
  • Brazilian Portuguese: ser pioneiro de
  • Chinese: 当先驱
  • European Spanish: promover
  • French: être un pionnier de
  • German: Pionierarbeit leisten für
  • Italian: essere un pioniere in
  • Japanese: 開発する
  • Korean: 개척하다
  • European Portuguese: ser pioneiro de
  • Spanish: promover


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