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Φιλοκαλοῦμέν τε γὰρ μετ' εὐτελείας καὶ φιλοσοφοῦμεν ἄνευ μαλακίας -> Our love of what is beautiful does not lead to extravagance; our love of the things of the mind does not makes us soft.
Τhucydides, 2.40.1

French (Bailly abrégé)

v. πρότερος.

English (Strong)

neuter of πρότερος as adverb (with or without the article); previously: before, (at the) first, former.

Russian (Dvoretsky)

I (τό) adv. прежде, раньше: οὐ π. πρίν или ἕως Xen., Lys., μὴ π. ἀλλ᾽ ὅταν Polyb. не раньше чем; ὁ π. χρόνος Thuc. и αἱ π. ἡμέραι NT прошлое время; Κῦρος ὁ π. Luc. Кир Старший; τὰ π. ἀδικήματα Her. прежние обиды.
II (τό) praep. cum gen. прежде, ранее, до (π. τῆς ἁλώσεως Dem.; τὸ π. τῶν ἄνδρων τούτων Her.).

Dutch (

πρότερον n. adv. van πρότερος.