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EN[bɪˈfɔː] [bɪˈfɔɹ] [bɪˈfo(ː)ɹ] [bɪˈfoə] [-ɔː(ɹ)]
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    Definition of before in English Dictionary

  • Adverb
    1. At an earlier time.
      1. All this was extraordinarily distasteful to Churchill. It was ugly, gross. Never before had he felt such repulsion when the vicar displayed his characteristic bluntness or coarseness of speech. In the present connexion—or rather as a transition from the subject that started their conversation—such talk had been distressingly out of place.
    2. In advance.
      1. At the front end.
      2. Konjunktion
        1. in advance of the time when.
          1. INF rather or sooner than.
          2. Präposition
            1. Earlier than (in time).
              1. I want this done before Monday. ‎
            2. In front of in space.
              1. He stood before me. ‎
              2. We sat before the fire to warm ourselves. ‎
            3. In the presence of.
              1. He performed before the troops in North Africa.
              2. He spoke before a joint session of Congress.
            4. Under consideration, judgment, authority of (someone).
              1. The case laid before the panel aroused nothing but ridicule. ‎
            5. In store for, in the future of (someone).
              1. In front of, according to a formal system of ordering items.
                1. In alphabetical order, "cat" comes before "dog", "canine" before feline". ‎
              2. At a higher or greater position in a ranking.
                1. An entrepreneur puts market share and profit before quality, an amateur intrinsic qualities before economical considerations. ‎
            6. Mehr Beispiele
              1. Wird in der Mitte des Satzes verwendet
                • Kalinic later saw red for a rash tackle on Paul Scharner before Gabriel Tamas was dismissed for bringing down Diouf.
                • It is quite late, I'd best get going before sunset. ‎
                • Emmanuel Adebayor's touch proved a fraction heavy as he guided Van der Vaart's exquisite long ball round John Ruddy, before the goalkeeper did well to smother Bale's shot from Modric's weighted pass.
              2. Zu Beginn des Satzes verwendet
                • Before taking the project to the CEO, let's make sure we dot the i's and cross the t's.
                • Before his own elevation to an earldom, Disraeli's wife was created Viscountess Beaconsfield by Queen Victoria.
                • Before this time, the analytical phase was the main point of focus but it has become clear that the pre- and postanalytical phases are much more vulnerable than previously expected.
              3. In der Endung des Satzes verwendet
                • The next morning he much regretted the gusto with which he had wassailed the night before.
                • I was not born yesterday, you know. I have done this before!
                • So I think I’ve learned to overcommunicate in a way that I never did before.
            • Wortart Hierarchie
              1. Adverbien
                • Konjunktiv Adverbien
                  • Sequence Adverbien
                  • Unver Adverbien
                  • Konjunktionen
                    • Präpositionen
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                    1. en beforehand
                    2. en beforely
                    3. en before't
                    4. en beforeness
                    5. en beforesaid
                    Source: Wiktionary
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                    Meaning of before for the defined word.

                    Grammatisch, dieses wort "before" ist ein adverbien, genauer gesagt, ein konjunktiv adverbien und ein unver adverbien. Es ist auch ein konjunktionen. Es ist auch ein präpositionen.
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