Definition of previous in English:
1 [attributive] Existing or occurring before in time or order: she looked tired after her exertions of the previous evening tickets will be sold on the same basis as in previous years
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- It follows a previous interim order which was made out for two months in April.
- The starting grids are based on a reversal of the finishing order of the previous race.
- It is the point of order I referred to during your ruling on the previous point of order.
- Before: the month previous to publication he seemed to have been in good health previous to the fatal injuryMore example sentences
- The economic reality was that previous to that case, quite extended families had been living on these properties for a pittance.
- ‘None of these 57 sites had any record of toxicity previous to 1988,’ he said.
- On the pre-recorded show on Sunday night last, Christopher was picked previous to the show to be the member from the audience to perform just before the end.
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