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"
At an earlier time.
beforehand; antecedently; as, a plan previously formed
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
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Rank popularity for the word 'previously' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1493
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'previously' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2736
Rank popularity for the word 'previously' in Adverbs Frequency: #139
The numerical value of previously in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of previously in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of previously in a Sentence
He has (previously) appeared ready to use violence.
Households that never previously had handguns now do.
Investors are starting to think that banks are not as solid as previously thought.
We are a little concerned that this time there is one dynamic we've never had previously.
The health benefits of dietary fiber appear to be even greater than we thought previously.
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Translations for previously
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- قبل, قبلًاArabic
- prèviament, anteriormentCatalan, Valencian
- předtím, dříveCzech
- ehemals, früher, vorher, zuvorGerman
- previamente, anteriormenteSpanish
- aikaisemmin, aiemminFinnish
- auparavant, autrefois, antérieurementFrench
- ro làimhScottish Gaelic
- նախօրոք, նախապես, նախորդիվArmenian
- dulu, sebelumnyaIndonesian
- precedentemente, anteriormente, in precedenza, antecedentemente, in antecedenzaItalian
- 予め, 以前, 先に, 予てJapanese
- წინათ, ადრეGeorgian
- prius, anteāLatin
- tevoren, vroegerDutch
- anteriormente, antesPortuguese
- раньше, ранее, преждеRussian
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