Definitions

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  • adv. in front; publicly.
  • adv. beforehand; first

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In front; publicly.
  • adv. Beforehand; first.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • First; beforehand; in front.

Etymologies

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Old French par avant. See par and avaunt.

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  • In front; first; beforehand. (from Phrontistery)

    May 25, 2008