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beforetime

[bih-fawr-tahym, -fohr-] /bɪˈfɔrˌtaɪm, -ˈfoʊr-/
adverb, Archaic.
1.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English bifor time. See before, time
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beforetime

/bɪˈfɔːˌtaɪm/
adverb
1.
(archaic) formerly
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