Definition of the New Frontier from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


the New Frontier

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a phrase used by John F Kennedy to describe his aims and policies. In 1960 he said that the US was on 'the edge of a new frontier', and asked Americans to join together for new achievements in space, science, education and social conditions. This was said during the speech in which he accepted his nomination as the Democratic Party's candidate for President. compare New Deal