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English definition of “ahead”

ahead

adverb [not gradable] (IN FRONT)   /əˈhed/
directly in front: She only had a few things in her shopping cart, so I told her she could go ahead of me in the checkout line. Ahead also means further along in development or achievement: Sophie is way ahead of the rest of her class.
(Definition of ahead adverb (IN FRONT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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