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Noun (futsuumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
See also: 事後
prior, beforehand, in advance, before the fact, ex antepréalablevorher

ON: ジ, ズKUN: こと, つか.う, つか.える
matter, thing, fact, business, reason, possibly

ON: ゼンKUN: まえ, -まえ
in front, before

Example sentences
事前に予約を取っておくべきだ。Parts: 事前 (じぜん), 予約 (よやく), 取る (とる), 置く (おく), 可き (べき)We'd better make a reservation beforehand.

必ず、事前に全ての空欄部分を記入しておいて下さい。Parts: 必ず (かならず), 事前 (じぜん), 全て (すべて), 空欄 (くうらん), 部分 (ぶぶん), 記入 (きにゅう), 置く (おく), 下さい (ください)Be sure to fill in the blanks from top to bottom beforehand.

事前に弁護士と相談した方がいいよ。Parts: 事前 (じぜん), 弁護士 (べんごし), 相談 (そうだん), した方がいい (したほうがいい)You'd better consult an attorney beforehand.

呼吸をする以外、なにをするにも、事前に妻の許可を必要とする人は女房の尻にしかれている夫だ。Parts: 呼吸 (こきゅう), 以外 (いがい), (なに), にも, 事前 (じぜん), (つま), 許可 (きょか), 必要とする (ひつようとする), (ひと), 女房 (にょうぼう), 尻に敷く (しりにしく), (おっと)A man who asks his wife's permission before taking any action except breathing is a henpecked husband.

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