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paravant

(ˈpærəˌvɑːnt)
adv
first; pre-eminently
n
a pre-eminent person or thing
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Ainsi, "une femme pourra s'horrifier d'un 'oeil au beure noir', car il sera une trace visible de son etat de 'femme battue', alors qu'elle aura accepte au paravant (.
Noz bons ayeulx, qui cest art demenoient, Pour en parler, Petrarque n'apprenoient, Ains franchement leur Dame entretenoient Sans fard ou couverture: Mais aussi tost qu'Amour s'est faict scavant, Luy, qui estoit Francis au paravant, Est devenu flatteur, et decevant, Et de Thusque nature.
In 2009, two Paravant (a Blackwater subsidiary) contractors driving back to base at night were involved in a car accident with an Afghani civilian.
Il avait decide au paravant de grimper le sommet de l' Everest aux Indes.
on the shooting of Afghan civilians by two Paravant employees.
And in order to win the training contract in Afghanistan, created a firm called Paravant.
Earlier in January, two US security contractors working for Paravant LLC, a unit of Blackwater's renamed successor Xe, were arrested in Afghanistan on charges they murdered two Afghans in Kabul and wounded a third.
1615: "Quelques chroniques nous veulent faire croire, que paravant les Rois de France portoient trois Crapaux, les autres disent trois Croissans," 31.
DRS Tactical Systems, formerly Paravant, recently selected for the Common Hardware/Software 3 (CHS-3) programme by prime contractor General Dynamics C4 Systems, had mock ups of its V3 product on show at the recent DSEi exhibition in London (see the show report in this issue).
CELT: Car il a bien falu que l'Italie ait dict Assassino longtemps que la France dist Assacin ou Assacinateur, veu que le mestier d'assaciner avoit este exerce en ce pays la long temps au paravant qu'on sceust en France que c'estoit.
The increases were due primarily to the benefit of a full three months of operations from the company's tactical computer systems business, as a result of the company's November 2002 acquisition of Paravant Inc.