previously

  • 1 Previously — Pre vi*ous*ly, adv. Beforehand; antecedently; as, a plan previously formed. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 previously — index heretofore Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 previously — [adv] earlier ahead, already, ante, antecedently, at one time, away back, a while ago, back, back when, before, beforehand, erstwhile, fore, formerly, forward, heretofore, hitherto, in advance, in anticipation, in days gone by, in the past, long… …

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  • 4 previously — [[t]pri͟ːviəsli[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADV: usu ADV with v, also ADV adj, ADV with cl Previously means at some time before the period that you are talking about. Guyana s railways were previously owned by private companies... The contract was awarded to a… …

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  • 5 previously — adverb at an earlier time or formerly (Freq. 30) she had previously lived in Chicago he was previously president of a bank better than anything previously proposed a previously unquestioned attitude antecedently arranged • Syn: ↑ …

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  • 6 previously — pre|vi|ous|ly W2S3 [ˈpri:viəsli] adv before now or before a particular time ▪ Almost half the group had previously been heavy smokers. two days/three years etc previously (=two days, three years etc before) ▪ Six months previously he had smashed… …

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  • 7 previously — adverb before the present time: The world record was previously held by a Spanish athlete. | two days/three years etc previously: The car was now worth twice what we d paid for it six months previously …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 previously — adv. Previously is used with these adjectives: ↑exempt, ↑impossible, ↑married, ↑neglected, ↑secret, ↑separate, ↑unheard, ↑unheard of, ↑unknown, ↑unnoticed, ↑unthinkable, ↑ …

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  • 9 previously — pre|vi|ous|ly [ priviəsli ] adverb *** before the present time, or before the time you are discussing: She was previously employed as a research scientist. Three years previously, he had met Susan …

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  • 10 previously */*/*/ — UK [ˈpriːvɪəslɪ] / US [ˈprɪvɪəslɪ] adverb before the present time, or before the time you are discussing She was previously employed as a research scientist. Three years previously, he had met Susan …

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  • 11 previously — adverb previously, only the outermost doors were locked at night Syn: formerly, earlier, earlier on, before, hitherto, once, at one time, in the past, in days gone by, in times gone by, in bygone days, in times past, in former times; in advance,… …

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  • 12 previously*/*/*/ — [ˈpriːviəsli] adv before the present time, or before the time that you are discussing She was previously employed as a nurse.[/ex] …

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  • 13 previously — previous ► ADJECTIVE 1) existing or occurring before in time or order. 2) informal over hasty. ● previous to Cf. ↑previous to DERIVATIVES previously adverb. ORIGIN Lat …

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  • 14 previously — adverb see previous …

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  • 15 previously — See previous. * * * …

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  • 16 previously — adverb /ˈpɹiːviəsli/ At an earlier time …

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  • 17 previously — Synonyms and related words: aforetime, already, at one time, before, before all, before now, beforehand, beforetime, earlier, early, ere, ere then, erenow, erewhile, erst, erstwhile, formerly, heretofore, historically, hitherto, in olden times,… …

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  • 18 previously — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. long ago, earlier, beforehand; see before 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) adv. earlier, in the past, before, hitherto, formerly, once, at one time, a while ago. III (Roget s Thesaurus II) adverb 1. At a time in the… …

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  • 19 previously — pre·vi·ous·ly || prɪːvɪəslɪ adv. before, at an earlier time, in the past, antecedently …

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  • 20 previously — ad. Before, antecedently, beforehand …

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