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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Earlier than a particular event, action, or somethinng or someone. Ahead of someone or something else in a list or order.

Usage examples (23)
  • But take the term before us in its strictest sense, and mark the result.
  • Even if you've heard the term before, you might not be sure what it means.
  • By that accolade had the Supreme Government acknowledged his title before all men.
  • He racked his inventive brain for new methods of placing the title before the public. for more
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