Definición de anterior en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /ˌanˈtirēər/


1 technical, chiefly Anatomy & Biology Nearer the front, especially situated in the front of the body or nearer to the head: the veins anterior to the heart The opposite of posterior.
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  • The anterior cruciate ligament joins the back of the inside of the thighbone to the outside front of the shinbone.
  • Operative findings revealed a mass within the left broad ligament, predominantly anterior to the uterus and crossing the midline.
  • A second separate irregular sacculated pouch was located anterior to the first in the septum and anterior left ventricular wall.
1.1 Botany (Of a part of a flower or leaf) situated further away from the main stem.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • One anterior petal is missing as well as a posterior stamen.
  • Usually the lateral stamens emerge first, then the anterior stamen.
2 formal Coming before in time; earlier: there are few examples of gold and silver work anterior to the dynasty of the Romanoffs
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  • It is not contemplated that these prior, anterior selves and actions may be in fact constituted by, or be the effects of, the signs and codes that supposedly reflect them.
  • Since documentary is defined by the viewer's attribution of relevance to the anterior event, the deployment of the zoom and the viewer's reception of it is a very precarious situation.
  • In some anterior time, the burial mound had been desecrated, its jeweled contents taken away.



Pronunciación: /anˌtirēˈôrədē/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • In the mythography and linguistic studies of Max Muller and Schlegel, the Aryans would quickly supplant in anteriority and superiority the FIebraic, Egyptian, Greek, and Roman civilizations.
  • There is even an anteriority of the infinite to the finite, as the infinite is ‘a transcendental condition for the possibility of the finite’.
  • Everything in every mind has something in the external world standing in a relationship of anteriority to it because humans are conceived and born through biological processes.


Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The amphidetic ligament extends both anteriorly and posteriorly.
  • As it descends, it progressively courses anteriorly to the crook of the arm, where it is well exposed to a sword-thrust or cut.
  • The articulation surface faces anteriorly and slightly laterally.


Mid 16th century: from French antérieur or Latin anterior, comparative of ante 'before'.

Palabras que riman con anterior

Algeria, bacteria, Bashkiria, cafeteria, criteria, cryptomeria, diphtheria, exterior, hysteria, Iberia, inferior, interior, Liberia, listeria, Nigeria, posterior, Siberia, superior, ulterior, wisteria

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