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- adv. Beforehand; in advance; in anticipation.
- adj. Beforehand in condition; forehanded.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. Beforehand; in anticipation.
- adj. Prepared; previously provided; -- opposed to
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Beforehand; in advance; in anticipation.
- Beforehand in condition; forehanded: as, he is aforehand with the world.
You generally don't need to be paranoid about your money in Mexico but in the cantinas, especially after a couple hours of heavy drinking and petting the precautions you mentioned aforehand are a good idea.
“The United States does not torture,” the president, who, with full aforehand knowledge, had signed off on torture techniques, lied to an angry country and world.
Harry, would take the trouble to recall to your mind past times and circumstances, and conclude with expressing a humble opinion, that if Harry Jekyl were asked now to do any service for the noble lord aforesaid, Harry had got his reward in his pocket aforehand.
Gandercleugh, the walls having been aforehand pronounced by Deacon
When the prosecution opened and the evidence was put short, aforehand, I noticed how heavy it all bore on me, and how light on him.
By several hints in your letters, it is impossible, my dear, that we can be aforehand with your incli-nations.
We women, you know [let me for once be aforehand with my uncle] are very quick in making discoveries of this nature.
Yet there are but two years dif-ference in their age: and from sixteen to twenty — four, I believe, women are generally more than two years aforehand with the men in ripeness of under-standing; though, after that time, the men may ripen into a superiority.
Had I had twenty shillings aforehand in the world, I would, I think, have said Xo.
Mrs. Oldham is a sober, grave widow, a little aforehand, in the world, but not much; has lived well; understands house-hold management thoroughly; is diligent; and has a turn to serious things, which will make you like her the better.