before the present

or before present


noun Archaeology.

Definition for before the present (2 of 2)

B.P.


Bachelor of Pharmacy.
Bachelor of Philosophy.
Finance. basis point.
Archaeology. before the present: (in radiocarbon dating) in a specified amount of time or at a specified point in time before a.d. 1950: between 2 and 3 million years B.P.; human groups living in cities by 5000 B.P.
Commerce. bills payable.
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