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IN ADVANCE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does in advance mean? 

IN ADVANCE (adjective)
  The adjective IN ADVANCE has 1 sense:

1. situated ahead or going before

  Familiarity information: IN ADVANCE used as an adjective is very rare.


IN ADVANCE (adverb)
  The adverb IN ADVANCE has 1 sense:

1. ahead of time; in anticipation

  Familiarity information: IN ADVANCE used as an adverb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


IN ADVANCE (adjective)


Sense 1in advance [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Situated ahead or going before

Synonyms:

in advance; advance; advanced

Context examples:

an advance party / at that time the most advanced outpost was still east of the Rockies

Similar:

front (relating to or located in the front)


IN ADVANCE (adverb)


Sense 1in advance [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Ahead of time; in anticipation

Synonyms:

beforehand; in advance; ahead

Context examples:

when you pay ahead (or in advance) you receive a discount / We like to plan ahead / should have made reservations beforehand


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