Beforehand, ahead of time. For example, He insisted on being paid half his fee in advance.
in advance of. In front of, as in The point man moved in advance of the squad. [Mid-1600s]
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And Epstein continues to steer money toward universities to advance scientific research.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking|M.L. Nestel|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
All the slots for arrivals and departures are allocated months in advance.Annoying Airport Delays Might Prevent You From Becoming the Next AirAsia 8501|Clive Irving|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This is a guy who has his son-in-law clean his eyeglasses, for crying out loud.
Her travel clique has been known to arrive at an airport, bags packed, passport-in-hand, within hours of spotting a deal.‘We Out Here’: Inside the New Black Travel Movement|Charlise Ferguson|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Earl Spencer adds, “Effectively, my great-grandfather sold his children to his father-in-law.”The Real-Life ‘Downton’ Millionairesses Who Changed Britain|Tim Teeman|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Done, says he, why let fifty of our men advance, and flank them on each wing.
One adorable smile she gave him, and before he could advance to hold the door for her, she had opened it and passed out.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
So strained became the relations between them, that for the last part of the advance they no longer met at meals.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
The rebels wished to advance from Lutao, but were kept back by the fire from the gunboat Maria Cristina.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!