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

  • 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

  • In advance — Advance Ad*vance , n. [Cf. F. avance, fr. avancer. See {Advance}, v.] 1. The act of advancing or moving forward or upward; progress. [1913 Webster] 2. Improvement or progression, physically, mentally, morally, or socially; as, an advance in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • in\ advance — • 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 something. The… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • in advance — (of sth) ► before something else happens or is done: »Ticket prices are cheaper if bought in advance. »Rating agencies issued statements of the city s financial condition in advance of this week s sale of $500 million in bonds. → See also BANK… …   Financial and business terms

  • in advance — (of (something)) before something happens. Tickets cost $6 in advance and $8 on the day of the show. Police checked over the building in advance of the president s visit …   New idioms dictionary

  • in advance — index vanward Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • in advance — I adjective situated ahead or going before (Freq. 2) an advance party at that time the most advanced outpost was still east of the Rockies • Syn: ↑advance, ↑advanced • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • in advance — if you do something in advance, you do it in preparation for a particular time or event in the future Details of the meeting had been circulated well in advance. in advance of: Parents are sent a reading list a few weeks in advance of the start… …   English dictionary

  • in advance — adverb beforehand The money was paid in advance. See Also: in advance of …   Wiktionary

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