Translation of "before" - English-Turkish dictionary

before

preposition uk us /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.
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.
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.
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.
IMPORTANCE

treated as more important than someone or something

önde gelen, önde olan, öncelikli
They always put the children's needs before their own.
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.

(Translation of “before preposition” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)