HyperDic: previous

English > 3 senses of the word previous:
ADJECTIVEallprevious, oldjust preceding something else in time or order
allprevious, former, late(used especially of persons) of the immediate past
allprevious, prematuretoo soon or too hasty / hasty
previous > pronunciation
Soundspriy'viyahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > previous: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningJust preceding something else in time or order.
Example"the previous owner"
Synonymold
BroaderprecedingExisting or coming before
Spanishanterior, previo
Catalanprevi
Adverbspreviouslyat an earlier time or formerly
English > previous: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(used especially of persons) of the immediate past.
Example "the previous occupant of the White House"
Synonymsformer, late
BroaderpastEarlier than the present time
Spanishanterior, precedente, previo
Catalananterior, precedent, previ
English > previous: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningtoo soon or too hasty / hasty.
Example"our condemnation of him was a bit previous"
Synonympremature
BroaderearlyAt or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time
Spanishanterior, prematuro
Catalananterior

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