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antes adv, prepbefore adv, prep
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before adv (in the past)antes advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Have you been here before?
 Já estiveste aqui antes?
before prep (preceding in rank)antes preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 Aces come before kings in this game.
before conj (rather than)antes advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 I would die before I would criticize her.
soon adv (first, in comparative)  (primeiro em comparação)antes advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Which would you sooner do? Clean the toilet or wash the dishes?
once adj (former)  (que já foi)antigamente, anteriormente advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  antes
 The once happily married man got a divorce.
prior,
prior to
adj
(before)  (em tempo anterior)antes advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 He stopped at the store prior to going home.
 Ele parou na loja antes de ir para a casa.
earlier adv (sooner, more rapidly)antes advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  mais cedo loc adv
sooner adv (earlier)antes advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  mais cedo loc adv
sooner adv (more willingly, rather)antes advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  de preferência loc adv
ere prep archaic, literary (before)  (arcaico, literário)antes advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
   (arcaico)antes que, antes de loc conj
before prep (earlier than)antes de loc prep
 You should finish your homework before dinner.
 Tu deverias acabar o dever antes do jantar.
before prep (preceding in order)antes de loc prep
 The letter 'b' comes before the letter 'c'.
 A letra "b" vem antes da letra "c".
before prep (without considering)  (sem considerar)antes de loc prep
 Their earnings before tax have doubled this year.
before conj (previously)antes de loc conj
 He could drive a car before he learned how to ride a bike.
 Ele sabia dirigir um carro antes de aprender a andar de bicicleta.
before conj (sooner than)antes de loc conj
 Come and say goodbye before you go.
 Venha e diga tchau antes de ir.
long adv (far in the past)muito antes loc adv
 There were problems here long before he arrived.
backfire vi (engine: explode)explodir antes do tempo loc v int
earlier adv (previously)previamente, anteriormente, antes advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  antes disso loc adv
earlier adv (at a previous time)antes, previamente advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
nightcap n (alcoholic drink before bedtime)bebida antes de ir dormir loc sf
before noon adv (in advance of midday)antes do meio-dia loc adv
 I'll take my walk before noon so I'll be home in time for lunch.
before the Fall adv (of overconfident person: about to fail)antes da queda loc adv
before the Flood adv figurative (very long ago)antes do dilúvio loc adv
before your time adv (before your birth or involvement with [sth])antes de seu tempo loc adv
 I remember the day President Kennedy was shot -- but that's before your time.
first and foremost adv (primarily)em primeiro lugar loc adv
  antes de tudo loc adv
 First and foremost, let's review the minutes from last week's meeting.
look before you leap interj proverb (be aware of the risks involved in [sth])  (ditado)pense bem antes de agir! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
 You need to look before you leap before investing in a new business.
never so adv (not ever as)nunca tão, nunca antes loc adv
 He was never so happy as when he finally quit his job.
as soon as possible adv (as early as is feasible)o quanto antes loc adv
  tão logo que for possível
 It's imperative that I speak with you as soon as possible.
ever before adv (at any point previously)nunca antes loc adv
 Women are choosing to stay single more than ever before.
dead on arrival,
DOA
adj
(dead before reaching hospital)falecido antes de chegar ao hospital loc adj
 He was rushed to the hospital but was dead on arrival.
before its time antes do tempo
calm before the storm a calma antes da tempestade
come before   (em importância)vir antes
   (tribunal)comparecer ante
first of all antes de tudo
  antes de mais nada
go before ir adiante
  ir antes
jump the gun sair em falso
  começar antes do tempo
see off acompanhar (até a porta)
  despedir-se antes da viagem
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