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set forward

1. To move something to or place something at the front or foreground. A noun or pronoun can be used between "set" and "forward." I set the box forward, allowing Ms. Dawkins to stand up on it and get everyone's attention. I set forward the picture of our wedding day on the mantelpiece.
2. To suggest, offer, or propose something for consideration. A noun or pronoun can be used between "set" and "forward." The newly elected mayor has set forward a number of plans for dealing with the housing crisis in the city. The new administration has adopted a policy based on principles set forward by the previous president.
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set something forward

 
1. to move something to a more forward position. Please set the chair forward a little bit. It is in the walkway. If you set the vase forward, it will show up better against the dark background.
2. to reset a timepiece to a later time. You are supposed to set your clock forward at this time of year. Did you set your watch forward?
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set forward

Also, set ahead. Turn a clock to a later time, as in For daylight-saving time we set the clocks forward. [1600s]
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While CL previously contributed to the cash flow of the firm, its sale will fund the investment bank's growth strategy set forward earlier this year.
"My aim is to set forward a choice for the British people that they want and they can either choose to stay in a reformed European Union or to leave a European Union and, come what may, I will continue to lead the Government in the way I have" - David Cameron.
with the vision and goals set forward by the nation's leadership through the
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