aforehand


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aforehand

(əˈfɔːˌhænd)
adv
beforehand; in advance
adj
(of people) prepared in advance; well provided for

be•fore•hand

(bɪˈfɔrˌhænd, -ˈfoʊr-)

adv., adj.
in advance; ahead of time; in anticipation.
[1175–1225]
References in classic literature ?
And he never would have let this yer come on me, if he could have seed it aforehand.
When the prosecution opened and the evidence was put short, aforehand, I noticed how heavy it all bore on me, and how light on him.
An' he's been a-threatenin' to go away again," she went on, whimpering, "an' I'm fast sure he'll go some dawnin' afore I'm up, an' niver let me know aforehand, an' he'll niver come back again when once he's gone.