事前に beforehand; in advance

    • そういうことは事前に言ってくれなくちゃ困る
    • You should have notified us of that beforehand [ahead of time].
  1. 事前運動〔選挙の〕preelection campaigning
    • 事前運動をする
    • lay the groundwork for an election campaign
  1. 事前協議prior consultation
  1. 事前調査a feasibility study
  1. 事前通告(an) advance notice
  1. 事前投票a preliminary election