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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

You must switch off the power before checking the circuit.
I want to see you before you go.
When I flew to New York, I was told to check in two hours before my flight.
Two years ago Tom and Mary split up but recently they got together again.
She had returned home long before.

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