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に先立って; に先立つ
nisakidatte; nisakidatsu
JLPT N2 Author: dc
にさきだって; にさきだつ
Meaning
before; preceeding; prior to
Preceeding the showing, the performer will come onto the stage and greet everyone.
のまえに
Phrases
Things that should be considered before setting up [Internet] filtering in order not to damage the relationship of trust between parent and child.
#1065 Author: Amatuka

Prior to the meeting, they had dinner.
#3386 Author: dc

family comes before money
#1083 Author: dc

A sailor frequently has no time to get his sea legs after leaving port before a sea battle starts.
#3387 Author: dc, Miki

The purpose of the meeting is to make a plan for a new product prior to the Product Development Meeting in January.
#4331 Author: dc

Mr Smith was bereaved of his wife.
#4332 Author: dc

Prior to the meeting, they had dinner.
#4333 Author: dc

He was bereaved of his son.
#4334 Author: dc

She has buried her only son.
#4335 Author: dc

I have tried to compile the ideas that you proposed prior to the meeting, so that we can use them as the base for the discussion.
#4336 Author: dc, Miki

Preceeding the general opening of the film, the leading actress's signing session was opened.
#1084 Author: dc

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