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Dictionary French English: before

Translation 1 - 57 of 57

SYNO   before | earlier | ahead | before ... 
avant {adv} {prep}
devant {prep}
déjà {adv} [auparavant]
avant de {adv}before
avant que {conj} [+subj.]before
avant que de {conj} [+inf.] [littéraire]before
jusqu'à ce que {conj} [+subj.]before [until]
2 Words: Others
qu'avantas before
avant l'aube {adv}before dawn
avant le départ {adv}before departure
avant longtemps {adv}before long
sous peu {adv}before long
devant témoin(s) {adv}before witnesses
dr. devant témoins {adv}before witnesses
tout de suite avant {adv}immediately before
2 Words: Verbs
amener qn. devant qn. [juge]to bring sb. before sb. [judge]
3 Words: Others
la veillethe day before
la veille au soir {adv}the night before
3 Words: Verbs
s'abaisser devant qn.to abase oneself before sb.
se prosterner devant qn.to bow down before sb.
se rabaisser devant qn.to demean oneself before sb.
précéder qn./qc.to go on before sb./sth.
s'humilier devant qn.to humble oneself before sb.
se prosterner devant qn.to prostrate oneself before sb.
3 Words: Nouns
alim. date {f} de durabilité minimale <DDM>best-before date <BBD>
la semaine {f} d'avantthe week before
avant-veille {f}two days before
4 Words: Others
avant le départ {adv}before commencing a trip
avant le départ {adv}before starting a trip
sans même que l'on s'en rende compte {adv}before you know it
à vue d'œil {adv}before your very eyes
avant-hier {adv}the day before yesterday
l'avant-dernière nuit {adv}the night before last
4 Words: Verbs
jeter des perles aux pourceaux [loc.]to cast pearls before swine [idiom]
mourir avant l'heureto die before one's time
dr. passer en correctionnelleto go before the magistrate
faire preuve de clémence [loc.]to put mercy before justice [idiom]
naut. avoir le vent en poupeto run before the wind
raisonner avant d'agirto think carefully before acting
réfléchir à deux fois avant de faire qc.to think twice before doing sth.
jeter des perles aux pourceaux [loc.]to throw pearls before swine [idiom]
5+ Words: Others
une heure avant le décollagean hour before take-off
sans même que l'on s'en rende compte {adv}before you could turn round [idiom]
sans même que l'on s'en rende compte {adv}before you know where you are [Br.] [idiom]
Ayez tapé cette lettre avant la fin de la journée.Have that letter typed before the end of the day.
C'est juste une question de temps avant ...It's only a matter of time (before ...)
L'orgueil précède la chute. [loc.]Pride comes before a fall. [idiom]
5+ Words: Verbs
vendre la peau de l'ours avant de l'avoir tué [loc.]to count one's chickens before they're hatched [idiom]
se concentrer avant un entretiento gather one's thoughts before an interview
fin. payer avant l'échéanceto pay before the due date
mettre la charrue avant les bœufs [loc.]to put the cart before the horse [idiom]
cuis. éplucher qc. avant de faire cuireto remove the skin of sth. before cooking [e.g. vegetables]
voir défiler sa vie en quelques secondes [loc.]to see one's life flash before one's eyes [idiom]
dr. assigner qn. en justiceto summon sb. to appear before the / a court
dr. appeler qn. à comparaître devant le jugeto summon sb. to appear before the judge
5+ Words: Nouns
compt. bénéfice {m} avant intérêts et impôts <BAII>earnings {pl} before interest and taxes <EBIT>
dr. assignation {f} en justicesummons to appear before the court
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