- before a particular time or event
Oxford American Dictionary
Prior to adopting these five children in Taiwan, they have already ...and Korea. 2009-12-15 11:39:37 補充： You are right! (prior to...) clearly states that the event took place in the past. My mistake...
Prior to yesterday’s talks, North Korea had suspended... to protest joint US-south Korean military maneuvers.prior to ~在...之前(介系詞片語)had suspended 過去完成式to protest 不定詞...
Recruitment was terminated prior to reaching the target recruitment goal of 90 per condition prior to attrition because of...