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Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 11
1. In advance.
2. In time past; previously; already.
3. Earlier; sooner than; until then.
Part of Speech: preposition
1. In front of; preceding in space; ahead of; as, to stand before the fire; before the house.
4. In presence or sight of; face to face with; facing.
6. Open for; free of access to; in the power of.
7. Preceding in time; earlier than; previously to; anterior to the time when; - sometimes with the additional idea of purpose; in order that.
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