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Synonyms of prior in English:


  • visitors can tour the mill by prior arrangement
    earlier, previous, preceding, foregoing, antecedent, advance, preparatory, preliminary, initial
    [Antonyms] later, subsequent
  • Phrases

    prior to

    prior to the seventeenth century clocks were made by blacksmiths
    [Antonyms] after, following
    rare anterior to

    Definition of prior in:

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