bring forward

phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "bring forward":
present tense I/you/we/they bring forward he/she/it brings forward present participle bringing forward past tense brought forward past participle brought forward
1) to change the date or time of an event so that it happens earlier

The match has been brought forward to 1.00 pm.

They brought the date of the wedding forward so her cousins could attend.

2) to announce plans or ideas officially so that people can discuss them

The various departments have not yet brought forward their spending plans.


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