Definition of ahead of one's/its time
- As a director, he was ahead of his time. His movies are now regarded as classics, but they were unpopular when he made them.
: in a forward direction or position : forward
: in front
: in, into, or for the future
: the measured or measurable period during which an action, process, or condition exists or continues : duration
: a nonspatial continuum that is measured in terms of events which succeed one another from past through present to future
: to arrange or set the time of : schedule
: to regulate (a watch) to keep correct time
: to set the tempo, speed, or duration of
: of or relating to time
: recording time
: timed to ignite or explode at a specific moment
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