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forward

a. an attacking player in any of various sports, such as soccer, hockey, or basketball
b. (in American football) a lineman

forward

[′fȯr·wərd]
(navigation)
In a direction nearer dead ahead than dead astern.

forward

(messaging)
(verb) To send (a copy of) an electronic mail message that you have received on to one or more other addressees. Most e-mail systems can be configured to do this automatically to all or certain messages, e.g. Unix sendmail looks for a ".forward" file in the recipient's home directory.

A mailing list server (or "mail exploder") is designed to forward messages automatically to lists of people.

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Mr Michael told BBC TV's Breakfast with Frost, ``I hope to bring forward the proposals in weeks rather than months.
The Government has merely asked us if we can bring forward any of the projects from future years to this year, and in doing so receive some of the future money sooner.
When announcing our new legislative programme last week I promised that we would bring forward legislation that would promote the bread and butter interests of ordinary people.
Coun Whitby (Con, Harborne) said: "We need to bring forward the runway extension in order to take advantage of growth in international long haul flights.
Your health minister is the one to blame because he agreed to bring forward the ban on tobacco advertising,' Ecclestone told an Austrian newspaper.
This funding is part of a wider government initiative to bring forward pounds 3 billion of funding for important public sector projects and will bring real benefits to students and the public alike.
THE Chancellor, in both his Pre-Budget Report and fiscal stimulus speeches, explained that to help pensioners he would bring forward the annual rise in pension benefits from April/May to January.
We think it will offer people an uncosted commitment which is unfair actually to disabled children and families, but we will bring forward our own proposals on improving short breaks in a matter of months.
The singers have been asked to bring forward by a week their now traditional Carols and Brass concert.
THE Welsh Assembly was last night urged to bring forward construction of a crucial by-pass in North Wales.
The Government will bring forward its proposals on hunting 'within weeks' Rural Affairs Minister Alun Michael said yesterday.
Alloa manager Terry Christie said: "We have agreed with Berwick to bring forward the game to Saturday, October 5.