trailblazing

trailblaze

[treyl-bleyz]
verb (used with object), trailblazed, trailblazing.
1.
to blaze a trail through (a forest, wilderness, or the like) for others to follow.
2.
to be a pioneer in (a particular subject, technique, etc.).
verb (used without object), trailblazed, trailblazing.
3.
to work or serve as a trailblazer.

Origin:
back formation from trailblazer

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trailblazer (ˈtreɪlˌbleɪzə)
 
n
1.  a leader or pioneer in a particular field
2.  a person who blazes a trail
 
'trailblazing
 
adj, —n

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