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ahead

Pronunciation: /əˈhed/

Translation of ahead in French:

adv

  • 1 [run] en avant to send sb on ahead envoyer qn en éclaireur to send one's luggage on ahead faire envoyer ses bagages a few kilometres ahead à quelques kilomètres
  • 2 (in time) in the months ahead pendant les mois à venir
  • 3 (in leading position) to be ahead in the polls être en tête des sondages to be 30 points ahead avoir 30 points d'avance

phr (ahead of)

  • 1 (in front of) devant [person, vehicle] to be three metres ahead of sb avoir trois mètres d'avance sur qn
  • 2to be ahead of sb (in polls, ratings) avoir un avantage sur qn to be ahead of the others [pupil] être plus avancé/-e que les autres

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