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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fore \Fore\, n. The front; hence, that which is in front; the future. [1913 Webster] At the fore (Naut.), at the fore royal masthead; -- said of a flag, so raised as a signal for sailing, etc. To the fore. (a) In advance; to the front; to a prominent position; in plain sight; in readiness for use. (b) In existence; alive; not worn out, lost, or spent, as money, etc. [Irish] "While I am to the fore." --W. Collins. "How many captains in the regiment had two thousand pounds to the fore?" --Thackeray. [1913 Webster]