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Translation of "before" - English-Spanish dictionary

before

preposition   /bɪˈfɔːr/
A1 earlier than something or someone antes de/que a week before Christmas She arrived before me.
A1 at a place where you arrive first when going towards another place antes de The hospital is just before the bridge.
B1 in front of someone or something in an order or a list antes que K comes before L in the English alphabet.
B1 in a position in front of someone or something delante de I’ve never performed this before an audience.
conjunction   /bɪˈfɔːr/
A2 earlier than the time when something happens antes de (que) He was a teacher before he became famous.
B1 in order to avoid something bad happening antes de (que) Put that stick down before you hurt someone!
B1 until antes de (que) It took a few moments before I realized that he was joking.
adverb   /bɪˈfɔːr/
A2 at an earlier time antes I’ve never seen her before.
(Definition of before from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

before

preposition /biˈfoː/
earlier than antes (de) He was a teacher before the war I’m sure he’ll be here before very long.
in front of delante (de), antes (de/que) She was before me in the queue.
rather than antes que Honour/Honor before wealth.
beforehand /-hand/ adverb
before the time when something else is done de antemano, previamente If you’re coming, let me know beforehand.
(Definition of before from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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