To the position of maximum prominence: Because of political instability and a lack of moral leadership, race has once again moved front and center in the American mind
[1940s+ fr armed forces; fr the position in front of a military formation where a singled-out soldier presents himself or herself]
In the most prominent position, as in You couldn’t miss John—he was front and center in that presentation. This expression alludes to the best and usually most expensive seats in a theater.
noun, British. 1. (used with a singular verb) (in the House of Commons) either of two seats near the Speaker, on which the leaders of the major parties sit. 2. (used with a singular or plural verb) the leaders who occupy a front bench. noun 1. (Brit) 2. the leadership of the government or opposition […]
- Front bottom
noun 1. (Brit, informal) the female genitals
noun 1. Informal. a condition or position of top priority: Put the project on the front burner and finish it as soon as possible. noun the focus of attention, esp. on an important matter
noun 1. the section of the court nearest the front wall in certain games, as squash or handball. 2. Basketball.