- 1.1 (earlier) (before noun/delante del nombre) [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 previoMore example sentences1.2 (hasty) [colloquial/familiar] (predicative/predicativo) to be previous precipitarse 1.3previous to (as preposition/como preposición) anterior a the period just previous to the coup el período inmediatamente anterior al golpe previous to this anteriormente
- 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.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Central America and Mexico, the word 'botana' means a small portion of food, olives, peanuts etc, usually served with a drink at parties, bars, or social occasions.