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Definition of frontal adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1connected with the front of something Airbags protect the driver in the event of a severe frontal impact. see also full-frontal
  2. 2(also full-frontal) a frontal attack or a criticism is very strong and direct They launched a frontal attack on company directors.
  3. 3connected with a weather front a cold frontal system
  4. 4(medical) connected with the front part of the head the frontal lobes of the brain
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: frontal