in advance
phrasal 1. to, toward, or in a place or position ahead <
sent scouts out in advance
>
2. before a deadline or an anticipated event <
made reservations in advance
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • in advance — or[in advance of] {adv. phr.} 1. In front; ahead (of the others); first. * /In the parade, the band will march in advance of the football team./ * /The soldiers rode out of the fort with the scouts in advance./ 2. Before doing or getting… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • in advance of — preposition Before; ahead of. He travelled in advance of his master, making the necessary arrangements. See Also: in advance …   Wiktionary

  • in advance of — phrasal ahead of …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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