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Turkish translation of “before”

before

preposition     /bɪˈfɔːr/
EARLIER A1 earlier than something or someone
bir şeyden, birinden önce
a week before Christmas She arrived before me. [+ doing sth] Think hard before accepting the offer.Before, after and alreadyAfter and behind
IN FRONT OF B1 in a position in front of someone or something
bir şey ya da birinin önünde
I've never performed this before an audience. He stood before her, shaking.Ahead, in front and beyond
PLACE A1 at a place that you arrive at first when travelling towards another place
bir yere varmadan önce
The hospital is just before the bridge.Before, after and alreadyAfter and behind
IN ORDER B1 in front of someone or something in an order or a list
listede birinden, bir şeyden önce
P comes before Q in the alphabet.Ahead, in front and beyond
IMPORTANCE treated as more important than someone or something
önde gelen, önde olan, öncelikli
They always put the children's needs before their own.ImportanceUseful or advantageous
EXAMINATION being formally examined or considered by a group
resmi olarak incelenen veya bir grup tarafından dikkate alınan
He appeared before the court dressed in jeans.Law courts
(Definition of before preposition from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)

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