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beforehand

adverb or adjective be·fore·hand \bi-ˈfr-ˌhand, bē-\

: in advance : at an earlier or previous time

Full Definition of BEFOREHAND

1
a :  in anticipation
b :  in advance
2
:  ahead of time :  early
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First Known Use of BEFOREHAND

13th century
BEFOREHAND Defined for Kids

beforehand

adverb be·fore·hand \bi-ˈfr-ˌhand\

Definition of BEFOREHAND for Kids

:  at an earlier or previous time <They decided beforehand to leave early.>

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