The word pioneer is a noun. Pioneer means (1) one the first colonists or settler in a new territory, (2) someone who helps to open up a new line of research or technology or art.
Pioneer is also a verb that means (1) open up and explore a new area, (2) take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of, (3) open up an area or prepare a way.
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Amazon, a pioneer in ecommerce, is the gigantic online store that began with books, added music, and now sells just about everything else. It is also affiliated with several retail sellers such as Target and others. The site also provides sources for other businesses such as out-of-book and antique dealers to sell their wares.
Ex Libris, which began in 1980, is a pioneer in the field of integrated software solutions for libraries and information centers. Its product line is available in 20 languages and there are support branches in 25 countries. The company has formed user groups to help with software updates and developments. On the site is a bibliography of articles that refer to or discuss the Ex Libris products.
The mission of NASA is to pioneer the future in space exploration, space science discovery, and aeronautics research. Throughout its history, NASA has conducted or funded scientific research that has led to many inventions and improvements to life here on Earth.
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