prior/in advance

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petalito

Senior Member
Colombia - Spanish
If I say: "Please send it to me at least one week prior the due day" Am I missing any preposition?
Can I use "in advance" in order to replace "prior", in all cases?
 
  • river

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    U.S. English
    Note that many style guides frown on the phrase prior to as a substitute for before: "One should feel free to use prior to instead of before only if one is accustomed to using posterior to for after." The Careful Writer Theodore Bernstein
     
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