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pre·vi·ous

previous

 
 
pronunciation:
pri vi s
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: coming just before another.
His previous car was pink.
antonyms:
following, next
similar words:
former, recent
definition 2: earlier.
In previous years, this information was not available on the Internet.
synonyms:
earlier, former, past, prior
similar words:
bygone, foregone, old, recent
derivation: previously (adv.)
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  • previously:
    before; earlier.