Chinese Traditional: 事先
Chinese Simplified: 事先
Pinyin: shi4 xian1
Zhuyin: ㄕˋ ㄒㄧㄢ
English Meaning: in advance, beforehand, prior

Example Sentences:

我太太有事先預約三個晚上。
我太太有事先预约三个晚上。
wo3 tai4 tai5 you3 shi4 xian1 yu4 yue1 san1 ge5 wan3 shang4.
My wife has made a reservation for 3 nights in advance.
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這家餐廳很受歡迎,所以妳最好事先預約。
这家餐厅很受欢迎,所以妳最好事先预约。
zhe4 jia1 can1 ting1 hen3 shou4 huan1 ying2, suo3 yi3 ni3 zui4 hao3 shi4 xian1 yu4 yue1.
This restaurant is very popular, so you'd better make a reservation in advance.
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所有的票都必須事先購買。
所有的票都必须事先购买。
suo3 you3 de5 piao4 dou1 bi4 xu1 shi4 xian1 gou4 mai3.
All tickets must be purchased in advance.
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他的來訪沒有事先通知。
他的来访没有事先通知。
ta1 de5 lai2 fang3 mei2 you3 shi4 xian1 tong1 zhi1.
His visit was unannounced.
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事先預定可以省下最多百分之六十的費用。
事先预定可以省下最多百分之六十的费用。
shi4 xian1 yu4 ding4 ke3 yi3 sheng3 xia4 zui4 duo1 bai3 fen1 zhi1 liu4 shi2 de5 fei4 yong4.
You can save up to 60% by booking in advance.
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Related Words:

 

shì

1. thing, matter, affair 2. job, work

Here: matter

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xiān

1. first 2. prior 3. in advance 4. an earlier generation 5. the late

Here: in advance

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