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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Being ahead of need or time.

Usage examples (38)
  • Those who prepared for all the emergencies of life beforehand may equip themselves at the expense of joy.
  • Again, I never said knowing it beforehand is a bad thing.
  • That's why testing the cement beforehand is very important.
  • He had not given her his word beforehand that he would marry her ... for more
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