Beforehand

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Definition

beforehand: early, in advance, before the event
preposition
If you plan on taking a vacation, I expect you to tell me beforehand. Please tell me in advance when you will be leaving.

Examples

  • "I know this may contrast with your usual method of flipping a coin to decide what to do for the day, so please read it beforehand)."
  • "I find it eases the tension of my first visit when I drop in beforehand."
  • "The official policy will be sent shortly as a PDF file, but I'd like to draw your attention to some specific details beforehand."

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