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HSK
ahead / in front / preceding / above / also pr. [qian2 mian5]
HSK 1
before / formerly / previous / ago
HSK 3
to shift to an earlier date / to do sth ahead of time / in advance
HSK 4
at the present time / currently
HSK 5
previously / formerly / once upon a time
HSK 5
prospects / future outlook / journey
HSK 5
current / today's / modern / present / to be facing (us)
HSK 6
before / previously
HSK 6
foreground / vista / (future) prospects / perspective
HSK 6
premise / precondition / prerequisite
HSK 6
the front (of) / (in) front / (in) sb's presence / just before (a date)
HSK 6
unprecedented and never to be duplicated / the first and the last / unmatched / unique
HSK 6
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  *前* | 前* | *前
front / forward / ahead / first / top (followed by a number) / future / ago / before / BC (e.g. 293) / former / formerly
to leave for / to proceed towards / to go
before / prior to / ago / previously / beforehand
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  *者* | 者* | *者
(after a verb or adjective) one who (is) ... / (after a noun) person involved in ... / -er / -ist / (used after a number or 後|后 or to refer to sth mentioned previously) / (used after a term, to mark a pause before defining the term) / (old) (used at the end of a command) / (old) this
the other day / a few days ago
before the end of the year / before the new year
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  *任* | 任* | *任
to assign / to appoint / to take up a post / office / responsibility / to let / to allow / to give free rein to / no matter (how, what etc) / classifier for terms served in office, or for spouses, girlfriends etc (as in 前任男友)
to come (formal) / before / previously
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  *趙* | 趙* | *趙
surname Zhao / one of the seven states during the Warring States Period (476-220 BC) / the Former Zhao 前趙 (304-329) and Later Zhao 後趙 (319-350), states of the Sixteen Kingdoms
vanguard / front line / a forward (sports)
pretax / before taxes
senior / older generation / precursor
forward / onward
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  *涼* | 涼* | *涼
the five Liang of the Sixteen Kingdoms, namely: Former Liang 前涼|前凉 (314-376), Later Liang 後涼|后凉 (386-403), Northern Liang 北涼|北凉 (398-439), Southern Liang 南涼|南凉 (397-414), Western Liang 西涼|西凉 (400-421)
to be ahead of one's time / to surpass or outdo one's predecessors / to be ahead of the pack / to take the lead / advanced
front / front end / forward part of sth
(the item) named above / aforementioned / cited above / op. cit.
to move forwards
to go forward / to forge ahead / to advance / onward
the day before (an event)
before one's eyes / now / at present
predecessor / ex- / former / ex (spouse etc)
to place before / frontal / leading / pre-
ex-wife / late wife
unprecedented
prenatal / antenatal
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  *燕* | 燕* | *燕
Yan, a vassal state of Zhou in modern Hebei and Liaoning / north Hebei / the four Yan kingdoms of the Sixteen Kingdoms, namely: Former Yan 前燕 (337-370), Later Yan 後燕|后燕 (384-409), Southern Yan 南燕 (398-410), Northern Yan 北燕 (409-436) / surname Yan
around / from beginning to end / all around / front and rear
a few days ago / a few days before / the past few days / the previous few days
the day before yesterday
in front of / facing / (in the) presence (of)
in advance / before the event
forward-looking / prescient / foresight / forethought / outlook
preceding period / early stage
forerunner / predecessor / precursor / previous incarnation (Buddhism) / jacket front
precursor
(of children, parents etc) at one's side / living with one
former president
Qianzhen or Chienchen district of Kaohsiung city 高雄市, south Taiwan
preschool education / early childhood education
the former
foreplay
to advance bravely
prostate / also written 前列腺
ahead / the front
front line / military front / workface / cutting edge
prehistory
predecessor / forebears / the person facing you
until now / so far
front-line / forward position / outpost / extending ahead / frontier (of science, technology etc)
previously
in front of the door
(literary) to go forward
to precede / to guide
previous generations / previous incarnation (Buddhism)
a few (days, years etc) ago
(of a deceased) during one's life / while living
Qianzhen or Chienchen district of Kaohsiung city 高雄市, south Taiwan
before then / up until that point
aforestated / stated above / the preceding statement
one moment ..., (the next ...) / leading foot (in walking)
unprecedented / never seen before
farsightedness / perspicacity / prescience / forward-looking
Western Han Dynasty (206 BC-8 AD), also called 前漢|前汉, Former Han Dynasty
to rank among the best
antecedents
cause and effects (idiom); entire process of development
front / the front side / in front of
stuck and not moving forward (idiom); stagnant / in a rut / at a standstill
Qianjin or Chienchin district of Kaohsiung city 高雄市, south Taiwan
before this / before then / previously
(of a woman) to have nice curves / buxom / shapely
to advance courageously (idiom) / to press forward
stage / proscenium / foreground in politics etc (sometimes derog.) / front desk / reception desk / (computing) front-end / foreground
right under one's nose / right in front of one's eyes / close at hand / imminent
the past / impurity contracted previously (in the sentient world) (Buddhism)
the previous dynasty
front courtyard / front yard
precursor / pioneer
skirmish
forehead
BCE (before the Common Era) / BC (before Christ)
preconditions
former Soviet Union
First epistle of St Paul to the Corinthians
preface / forward / introduction
proventriculus / forestomach
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