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"De antemano" is an adverb which is often translated as "beforehand", and "con anticipación" is a phrase which is often translated as "in advance". Learn more about the difference between "de antemano" and "con anticipación" below.
de antemano(
deh
 
ahn
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teh
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mah
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noh
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (ahead of time)
a. beforehand
No nos sorprende el resultado, pues, de antemano, sabíamos quién iba a ganar.The results don't surprise us; we knew beforehand who was going to win.
b. in advance
De antemano, les pido disculpas por cualquier molestia.I apologize in advance for any inconvenience.
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con anticipación(
kohn
 
ahn
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tee
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see
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pah
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syohn
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. in advance
Envía las invitaciones para la boda con anticipación.Send the wedding invitations in advance.
b. beforehand
Toma las pastillas contra el mareo con anticipación. Al menos una hora antes de embarcarte.Take the seasickness pills beforehand. At least an hour before going on board.
c. with anticipation
Ve a la estación de tren con anticipación o podrías perder el tren.Go to the train station with anticipation or you might miss your train.
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