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pre·vi·ous·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. previously, antecedentlyadverb

    at an earlier time or formerly

    "she had previously lived in Chicago"; "he was previously president of a bank"; "better than anything previously proposed"; "a previously unquestioned attitude"; "antecedently arranged"

Wiktionary

  1. previouslyadverb

    At an earlier time.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Previouslyadverb

    Beforehand; antecedently.

    Etymology: from previous.

    Darting their stings, they previously declare
    Design’d revenge, and fierce intent of war. Matthew Prior.

    It cannot be reconciled with perfect sincerity, as previously supposing some neglect of better information. Richard Fiddes.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Previouslyadverb

    beforehand; antecedently; as, a plan previously formed

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'previously' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1493

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'previously' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2736

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'previously' in Adverbs Frequency: #139

Anagrams for previously »

  1. viperously

  2. perviously

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of previously in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of previously in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of previously in a Sentence

  1. Ezra Shashoua:

    There is no exact date at this time, we expect to keep the same type of adult content as previously. The digital publication will have all of the same great content our print publication offers but will expand with video, interactive products and current news that’s relevant to our readers and fans.

  2. Ruth Beier:

    The city also points out that Masterpiece Cakeshop – in which a Colorado baker won after being sued for not making a cake for a gay wedding – was decided on narrow grounds due to the outright hostility the civil rights commission in Colorado expressed toward Christianity. There was no such hostility in this case, it said. But the farm's lawyers point to a statement made by East Lansing Mayor Ruth Beier, who was previously a member of the city council, as relevant. A photo of Country Mill Farms, which is in a long-running legal battle with the city of East Lansing. ( ADF) ‘ We do n’t doubt that you're allowed to be a bigot … You can say it on Facebook, you can say ridiculous, horrible, hateful things, what we said is if you actually do discriminate in your business by not allowing same-sex couples to marry on your farm, then we don't want you in East Lansing.

  3. Katy Gough:

    You have no control over what time you travel, how busy it's going to be and you don't have the ability to say 'no' and turn around and go back home once you get on. I had previously had a massive panic attack on a train journey to London and now, a large part of me associates trains and public transport with anxiety and panic attacks.

  4. Andrew Bates:

    Many of these respected, qualified, crisis-tested nominees were announced in November, many have been previously confirmed, and their paperwork has been submitted. Several Bush Cabinet nominees look forward to continuing to work with both parties in good faith on timely confirmations.

  5. Diana Holt:

    That the justice system provided an avenue for an immediate release to freedom for Mr. Elmore that was previously not available to him is more justice than injustice.

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