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prior

Synonyms of prior in English:

adjective

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

    prior to

    1
    prior to the seventeenth century clocks were made by blacksmiths
    [Antonyms] after, following
    rare anterior to

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    Pronunciation: ɪˈnɒkjʊəs
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