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EN[bɪˈfɔː] [bɪˈfɔɹ] [bɪˈfo(ː)ɹ] [bɪˈfoə] [-ɔː(ɹ)]

    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
                • I need to get a move on if I'm going to arrive before 3.
                • How did you keep body and soul together before you got your first paying job as an actor?
                • Bone marrow cells from mice transplanted 4 to 6 weeks before with human cord blood CD34 cells in panels a and b were retransplanted [ … ] into secondary 2 -microglobulin knockout NOD/SCID mice.
              2. Zu Beginn des Satzes verwendet
                • Before embedding, the number of zygocardiac teeth and urocardiac ridges (as described by [25 ]) (Fig 1C ) was counted and both structures were submerged in 100% ethanol (~5 s) and air dried (~1 h).
                • Before the birth of the man's child, he said: "I want a son, not a daughter."
                • Before the invasion, we softened up the enemy with the artillery.
              3. In der Endung des Satzes verwendet
                • Dan certainly has arms today, probably from scraping paint off four columns the day before.
                • The next morning he much regretted the gusto with which he had wassailed the night before.
                • I have prayed for strength for such a duty, and find it come off as weakly and dead-heartedly as before.
            • Wortart Hierarchie
              1. Adverbien
                • Konjunktiv Adverbien
                  • Sequence Adverbien
                  • Unver Adverbien
                  • Konjunktionen
                    • Präpositionen
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                    Source: Wiktionary

                    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.
                    Schwierigkeitsstufen: Höhe 1
                    Einfach     ➨     Schwer
                    Bestimmtheit: Höhe 9
                    Definitiv    ➨     Vielseitig