in advance of (someone or something)

in advance of (someone or something)

Before; ahead of. You'll need to get a drug test in advance of starting this job. He was really in advance of his time with this music—critics in the 1970s just couldn't see it. How did you leave in advance of us and still get here after us?
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in advance of

In front of; ahead of.
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