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Definition 1: at or in the front - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where before or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I see the lights of a town ahead
  • the road ahead is foggy
  • staring straight ahead
  • we couldn't see over the heads of the people in front
  • with the cross of Jesus marching on before

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Definition 2: earlier in time; previously - [adverb denoting all]

Samples where before or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I had known her before
  • as I said before
  • he called me the day before but your call had come even earlier
  • her parents had died four years earlier
  • I mentioned that problem earlier

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