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Root Words:

[まえ() + に]
mae + ni

English Meaning(s) for 前に

  1. ahead; before; ago

Definition and Synonyms for 前に

Erstwhile at a previous time
Synonyms: かつて, 以前, 先に, 先に, 前に
Forward toward the future
Synonyms: 前に, 早めに
Supra at an earlier place
Synonyms: 前に
Previously at an earlier time or formerly
Synonyms: かねて, かねる, あらかじめ, 以前, 先に, 先に, 先立つ, 先立って, 前に, 前もって
Earlier earlier in time
Synonyms: かつて, かねて, かねる, 先に, 先に, 前に
In Front at or in the front
Synonyms: 前に, 前方, 前方
Ahead ahead of time
Synonyms: かねて, かねる, あらかじめ, お先に, 先立つ, 先立って, 前に, 前もって
Forward in a forward direction
Synonyms: お先に, 前に
Out Front leading or ahead in a competition
Synonyms: 前に
Back in or to or toward a past time
Synonyms: さかのぼる, 前に
Earlier previously
Synonyms: かつて, かねて, かねる, 先に, 先に, 前に
Forward forward in time
Synonyms: 前に, 早めに
Ahead in anticipation
Synonyms: かねて, かねる, あらかじめ, お先に, 先立つ, 先立って, 前に, 前もって

Meanings for each kanji in 前に

» in front; before

Stroke Order Diagrams for 前に

Sample Sentences for 前に

The teacher controls the class, usually standing in front of the students and lecturing to them during the lesson.
Before buying anything, you had better ask yourself whether you cannot do without it.
His uncle died five years ago.
He looked back at me before he went on board the plane.
Mr. Smith founded this school forty years ago.

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