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ahead of

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1 earlier than
  • always arrives at school ahead of the bus
  • we were cautioned not to fill out any of the test answers ahead of time

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2 preceding in space
  • the three lost children emerged from the forest, with the family dog walking proudly ahead of them

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The first known use of ahead of was in 1613

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“Ahead of.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ahead%20of. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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