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advance

3 adjective
     
advance3
1

advance planning/warning/booking etc

planning etc that is done before an event:
We received no advance warning of the storm.
2

advance party/team

a group of people who go first to a place where something will happen to prepare for it
3

advance copy

a copy of a book, record etc that has not yet been made available to the public

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