HyperDic: frontier

English > 3 senses of the word frontier:
NOUNlocationfrontiera wilderness at the edge of a settled area of a country
locationfrontieran international boundary or the area (often fortified) immediately inside the boundary
cognitionfrontieran undeveloped field of study
frontier > pronunciation
Soundsfrahntih'r
Rhymesacyclovir ... zaire / Zaire: 93 rhymes with ihr...
English > frontier: 3 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA wilderness at the edge of a settled area of a country.
Example"the individualism of the frontier in Andrew Jackson's day"
Broaderwilderness, wildA wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition
Spanishfrontera
Catalanfrontera
English > frontier: 3 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningAn international boundary or the area (often fortified) immediately inside the boundary.
InstancesTriple FrontierThe border area where Argentina and Brazil and Paraguay meet
Broaderboundary, bound, boundsThe line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
Spanishfrontera
Catalanfrontera
English > frontier: 3 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningAn undeveloped field of study; a topic inviting research and development.
Example"he worked at the frontier of brain science"
Broaderdiscipline, subject, subject area, subject field, field, field of study, study, bailiwickA branch of knowledge

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