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English definition of “beforehand”


adverb uk   /bɪˈfɔː.hænd/ us    /-ˈfɔːr-/
earlier (than a particular time): I knew she was coming that afternoon because she had phoned beforehand to say so.Before, after and alreadyAfter and behind
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