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before [prep.] - vor - zeitlich

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Examples/ definitions with source references
a (1) : forward of : in front of (2) : in the presence of
b : under the jurisdiction or consideration of
c (1) : at the disposal of (2) : in store for

: preceding in time : earlier than

: in a higher or more important position than
"Before" wird nicht nur zeitlich verwendet.
AuthorSelima (107) 20 May 11, 11:14
Context/ examples
be·fore (b-fôr, -fr)
1. Earlier in time: They called me the day before.
2. In front; ahead.

1. Previous to in time; earlier than.
2. In front of.
3. In store for; awaiting: The young man's whole life lies before him.
4. Into or in the presence of: She asked that the visitor be brought before her.
5. Under the consideration or jurisdiction of: The case is now before the court.
6. In a position superior to: The prince is before his brother in the line of succession.

1. In advance of the time when: See me before you leave.
2. Rather than; sooner than: I will die before I will betray my

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adv.+ prep. + conj.
#1Authorwmw (386353) 20 May 11, 11:32
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