What does Previous mean?

Definitions for Previous
ˈpri vi əsPre·vi·ous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. previous(a), old(adj)

    just preceding something else in time or order

    "the previous owner"; "my old house was larger"

  2. former(a), late(a), previous(a)(adj)

    (used especially of persons) of the immediate past

    "the former president"; "our late President is still very active"; "the previous occupant of the White House"

  3. previous(p), premature(adj)

    too soon or too hasty

    "our condemnation of him was a bit previous"; "a premature judgment"

Wiktionary

  1. previous(Noun)

    An existing criminal record

    It turned out the shoplifter had a lot of previous.

  2. previous(Adjective)

    prior; occurring before something else, either in time or order.

    He is no better than the previous Prime Minister.

  3. previous(Adjective)

    premature; occurring too soon.

    I thought that I had solved the problem, but I was a bit previous.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Previous(adj)

    going before in time; being or happening before something else; antecedent; prior; as, previous arrangements; a previous illness

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Previous

    prē′vi-us, adj. going before in time: former.—adv. Prē′viously.—n. Prē′viousness, antecedence: priority in time.—Previous question, a motion made during a debate, 'that the main question be now put.' If the decision be 'yes,' the debate is ended and the question put and decided; if it be 'no,' the debate is adjourned in the British parliament, but continues in the American assembly. [L. præeviuspræ, before, via, a way.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Previous' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #791

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Previous' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1332

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Previous' in Adjectives Frequency: #93

Anagrams for Previous »

  1. pervious

  2. viperous

How to pronounce Previous?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Karen
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How to say Previous in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Previous in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Previous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Previous in a Sentence

  1. Kaiser Permanente:

    We offer our sincere condolences, we use video technology as an appropriate enhancement to the care team, and a way to bring additional consultative expertise to the bedside. Gaskill-Hames added the machine visit was a follow-up to earlier physician visits. She says it did not replace previous conversations with patients and family members. The use of the term robot is inaccurate and inappropriate, she exclaimed. This secure video technology is a live conversation with a physician using tele-video technology, and always with a nurse or other physician in the room to explain the purpose and function of the technology. It does not, and did not, replace ongoing in-person evaluations and conversations with a patient and family members. According to Wilharm, the medical staff told herthe robot is.

  2. Simon Cusack:

    I was there in Rome on the day when German Steffen set the record and I remember thinking back then,' this one is going to stand for a while'. And it did, for the super-suit era, the sooner it can be erased, the better. It was just a tumultuous time in swimming history and what it did at the time was it made a bit of a joke out of world record standards. It really discriminated against the ones who set the previous ones in the old lycra costumes.

  3. Mike Bancks:

    Our results do not align with the previous research on this topic and this point strongly suggests more research is needed on the metabolic health effects of marijuana use.

  4. Romchalee Sombulrattanakul:

    When we heard the news, I realized, OK, we are really in danger with all the people disappearing in previous years, and more this year, it seems they want to get us now. And, we are the only group left in this country.

  5. Michael Vatis:

    It hit home in a way that other previous attacks did not, it made people aware that this is not just something that happens to defense agencies or owners of websites, this is something that can happen to any Joe or Jane sitting at home on the computer or in the office, and it can shut you down and really disrupt your ability to operate.

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