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[まえ()]
mae
noun, no adjective, adverb, suffix

English Meaning(s) for 前

noun
  1. in front (of); before (e.g. a building)
noun, no adjective, adverb
  1. before; earlier; previously; prior; ago; (minutes) to (the hour)
noun, no adjective
  1. (the) front; frontal part; fore; head (e.g. of a line)
noun
  1. forward; ahead
  2. (in the) presence (of); in front (of someone)
no adjective
  1. previous (e.g. page); prior (e.g. engagement); first (e.g. half); former (e.g. example)
suffix
  1. portion; helping
noun
  1. front (of one's body or clothing); breast (of a coat, kimono, etc.)
  2. privates; private parts
  3. criminal record; previous conviction; (a) prior

Definition and Synonyms for 前

Front the side that is seen or that goes first
Synonyms: まとも, フロント, , , , 前部, 前面, 正面, , , 表側
Front the side that is forward or prominent
Synonyms: フロント, , , , 前部, 前面
Front the immediate proximity of someone or something
Synonyms: そば, そば, , , , お前, 御先, 御前, 御前, 目の前, 面前

Meanings for each kanji in 前

in front; before Kanji Details »

Categories 前 is a member of

Side an extended outer surface of an object
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Face a surface forming part of the outside of an object
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Proximity the region close around a person or thing
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 前

Sample Sentences for 前

He's just showing off in front of the girls.
What has become of the book I put here a few minutes ago?
He was given a tip three weeks ago that two companies would merge.
Prices are double what they were two years ago.
He said that he had met her on the previous day.

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