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予 means 'previously' or 'in advance'

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Strokes : 4    Frequency: 398   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-10    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 23    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 184 words   Used in 271 words   Used in 313 names   Component in 49 kanji (7 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ヨ
On    シャ
Kun    あらかじ beforehand, previous, myself, I
  
⿱   katakana 'ma'   block  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 予 is used 17 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 予 is used 261 times, read 2 ways.
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plans; arrangement; schedule; program; programme; expectation; estimate
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adverb, noun or verb acting prenominally
beforehand; in advance; previously  (often written with kana only)
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An additional 10 less common words include 予 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 425 (originally: 403)  Joy o' Kanji : 403  Key to Kanji: 1031 

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ヨ    previously, in advance   
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katakana 'ma'
チョウ   テイ    a (city) block; counter for long/narrow things, blocks of tofu   
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