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previous
American English: /ˈpriviəs/
British English: /ˈpriːvɪəs/

Translation of previous in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1 (earlier) (before noun)
    (occasion/attempt/page)
    anterior
    (experience/knowledge)
    previo
    on the previous day
    el día anterior
    la víspera
    I had a previous engagement
    ya tenía un compromiso
    tenía un compromiso previo
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 2 (hasty) [colloquial] (predicative) to be previous
    precipitarse
  • 3previous to (as preposition)
    anterior a
    the period just previous to the coup
    el período inmediatamente anterior al golpe
    previous to this

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