What does previously mean?

Definitions for previously
pre·vi·ous·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. previously, antecedently(adverb)

    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. previously(Adverb)

    At an earlier time.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Previously(adverb)

    beforehand; antecedently; as, a plan previously formed

Editors Contribution

  1. previously

    In a moment of time before.

    She attended the course previously and five years later she was asked to attend it again as the course details were updated and she needed to refresh her knowledge.

    Submitted by MC Harmonious on November 2, 2016

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

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. Josef Klamminger:

    He has (previously) appeared ready to use violence.

  2. David Studdert:

    Households that never previously had handguns now do.

  3. Giuseppe Sersale:

    Investors are starting to think that banks are not as solid as previously thought.

  4. Darrell Hollek:

    We are a little concerned that this time there is one dynamic we've never had previously.

  5. Jim Mann:

    The health benefits of dietary fiber appear to be even greater than we thought previously.

Images & Illustrations of previously

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