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Adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi)
Temporal noun (jisoumeishi)
ago, since, before, previousautrefois, avantтому́ наза́д, до, ра́ньше, пре́ждеvor, bevor, vorher, bis zu diesem Niveau, früher, einst, ehemals, ehedem, vormals, einmal

ON: KUN: もっ.て
by means of, because, in view of, compared with

ON: ゼンKUN: まえ, -まえ
in front, before

ON: KUN: や.む, すで.に, のみ, はなはだ
stop, halt, previously, already, long ago

ON: ゼンKUN: まえ, -まえ
in front, before

Example sentences
トムはいまや以前にもまして勤勉に働いている。Parts: 今や (いまや), 以前 (いぜん), にも, 増す (ます), 勤勉 (きんべん), 働く (はたらく)Tom works more diligently now.

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