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Noun
A person who is among the first to explore or settle a new country or area
“Andrew Petrie was a pioneer and the first free settler in Brisbane in 1837.”
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A person who is among the first to research and develop a new area of knowledge or activity
“She has been a pioneer in the field of eco-tourism.”
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A vigorous and pioneering advocate or supporter of a particular policy, idea, or cause
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A person or thing that comes before another of the same kind
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A person who by means of travel (notably an expedition) searches out new information
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A traveller or explorer
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A person who carries out pathbreaking work
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Leading position
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One who travels, especially on a journey to visit sites of religious significance
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Something or someone that serves as a pattern of behavior to be imitated
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A soldier or other person sent out ahead of a main force so as to gather information about the enemy's position, strength, or movements
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A person who wanders from place to place without a home or job
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A person who shows the way to others, especially a tour guide
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To be responsible for the creation and early operation or use of
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“Their aim was to pioneer a new approach to business and technology consulting.”
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To populate
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To designate a date earlier than the actual one
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(explore for) To search for something
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Adjective
Coming before all others in time or order
“It was the pioneer institution of its kind in the state, embracing all ranks and professions.”
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Pioneering, relating to a nonindependent or new territory
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Going before another in time or order
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Being of principal rank, status or importance
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First
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