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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

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

How to pronounce previously?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Veena
    Indian

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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. Robert Spotswood:

    The key difference for me has been the ability to wear this all day long, without any real sensitivity whatsoever on the end of my leg. It’s allowed me to participate in sports that I love for longer periods of time, previously I was playing one set of tennis and I would be all the way into my socket to the point where I was having a lot of sensitivity on the end of my bone.

  2. Alan Whone:

    The spatial and relative magnitude of the improvement in the brain scans is beyond anything seen previously in trials.

  3. Kara Brooks:

    Karen Pence has returned to the school where Karen Pence previously taught for 12 years. It's absurd that Karen Pence decision to teach art to children at a Christian school, and the school's religious beliefs, are under attack.

  4. Ege Seckin:

    Turkey's cross-border intervention with ground forces and airstrikes indicates a departure from their Syria policy, previously, Turkey prioritized the fight against Syrian President Assad's forces over the Islamic State. The developments in the past two days suggest that this has changed.

  5. Tony Yip:

    We recognize that it may be slightly below where we previously thought it would be, that's primarily because of increasing competition that we are facing with the short video platforms.

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