beforehand

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/bɪˈfɔːrhænd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/bɪˈfɔrˌhænd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(bi fôrhand′, -fōr-)


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beforehand

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adv
  1. should have [told me, asked, done it] beforehand
  2. should have been done beforehand
  3. Why didn't you think of that beforehand?
  4. had already (been) [checked, verified] beforehand
  5. [call, write] beforehand to [ensure, avoid, check]
  6. [call] beforehand with any [questions, doubts]
  7. made the [booking, reservation] beforehand
  8. [need to, should] agree beforehand
  9. know the [risks, rules] beforehand
  10. [anticipated, detected] the dangers beforehand
  11. [prepare, study] beforehand
  12. (either) beforehand or [afterward, after]
  13. (at least) a [day] beforehand
  14. as early beforehand as possible
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