existing or coming before
past(a), preceding(a), retiring(a)(adj)
of a person who has held and relinquished a position or office
"a retiring member of the board"
Occurring before or in front of something else, in time, place, rank or sequence.
On the preceding Monday Shobana had left on vacation.
going before; -- opposed to following
in the direction toward which stars appear to move. See Following, 2
The numerical value of preceding in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of preceding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of preceding in a Sentence
This isn't a knock on President Obama, this is a knock on many presidents preceding me. It's a knock on everybody.
A well cultivated mind is made up of all the minds of preceding ages; it is only the one single mind educated by all previous time.
Some men look at constitutions with sanctimonious reverence ... too sacred to be touched. They ascribe to the men of the preceding age a wisdom more than human, and suppose what they did to be beyond amendment.
Her fears that her symptoms over the preceding months before she died were cancer-related were proved right. The messages from Bronte are all her own words, and I believe that’s more powerful for people to understand what she went through. I want to see changes and action now.
The Boeing 737 MAX and Airbus A320neo technologies offer cash savings in operating cost per seat miles of up to 8% (about $3 savings per gallon) against its preceding technology, with current fuel prices, airlines are looking at pricing and capital deployment rather than fuel-saving capabilities.
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