Definition of ahead of time in US English:

ahead of time

phrase

  • In advance.

    • ‘One of the best ways to cook is to make foods ahead of time.’
    • ‘Could the Gulf of Mexico oil spill finally end weeks ahead of the time BP officials say they expect to end it?’
    early, earlier than expected, earlier than required, in good time, with time to spare, timely, in advance, sooner, in readiness, already
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