front noun

1 line/area where fighting takes place in a war

ADJ. eastern, western, etc. Thousands were killed on the eastern front.

VERB + FRONT send sb to Even young teenagers were sent to the front.

PREP. at the ~ A new battalion arrived at the front. | on the~ They had to fight on two fronts.

2 way of behaving that hides your true feelings

ADJ. bold, brave

VERB + FRONT put on She put on a brave front, but I knew how miserable she was.

PREP. ~ for Her aggressive behaviour is just a front for her shyness.

PHRASES present a united front However much the directors disagree with each other, they always present a united front to the world.