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Pioneer

Definition

[n] one the first colonists or settler in a new territory; "they went west as pioneers with only the possessions they could carry with them"
[n] someone who helps to open up a new line of research or technology or art
[v] take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of; "This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants"
[v] open up an area or prepare a way; "She pioneered a graduate program for women students"

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