Definition of ahead of time in US English:

ahead of time

phrase

  • In advance.

    • ‘Could the Gulf of Mexico oil spill finally end weeks ahead of the time BP officials say they expect to end it?’
    • ‘One of the best ways to cook is to make foods ahead of time.’
    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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