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I went for a run before breakfast.
The others had got there before us.
Won't you have another drink before you go?
I joined the police in 1999. Before that I was in the army.
Two weeks before the election the first reports of the scandal began to appear.
You should seek legal advice before signing anything.
This is the British English definition of before. View American English definition of before.
a plan or course of action that is not possible to achieve