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At the fore Explained

At the fore at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Fore \Fore\, n.
The front; hence, that which is in front; the future.

{At the fore} (Naut.), at the fore royal masthead; -- said of
a flag, so raised as a signal for sailing, etc.

{To the fore}.
(a) In advance; to the front; to a prominent position; in
plain sight; in readiness for use.
(b) In existence; alive; not worn out, lost, or spent, as
money, etc. [Irish] ``While I am to the fore.'' --W.
Collins. ``How many captains in the regiment had two
thousand pounds to the fore?'' --Thackeray.