Beforehand and Previously

Beforehand

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Beforehand adverb – So as to precede something in order of time.
Usage example: if you get ready beforehand, you won't have to rush at the last minute

Previously is a synonym for beforehand in position topic. In some cases you can use "Previously" instead the word "Beforehand" as an adverb or an adjective, when it comes to topics like time, early, before, ahead of. popular alternative
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Previously

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Previously adverb – So as to precede something in order of time.
Usage example: he had prepared the meat stocks previously so as to make things easier on the day of the big dinner

Beforehand is a synonym for previously in position topic. You can use "Beforehand" instead the word "Previously" as an adverb or an adjective, if it concerns topics such as time, before, earlier, ahead of. popular alternative
Nearby Word: previous
Synonyms for Previously

Both words in one sentence

  • He had never even seen a 50 metre pool before competing, having only taken up swimming eight months beforehand and having previously having trained in a 20 metre pool.
  • Anime / Tenchi Muyo! Remember the New Guy: The third OVA introduces Rea, Nobuyuki's assistant and long-time friend of the family, who has not been seen or mentioned previously (although Nobuyuki's business was out-of-focus beforehand).
  • The audience knew little beforehand about either character, but knew that Neo could create "illusions" somehow, that had previously been dispelled by Yang shattering them while the real Neo got away.
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