previous to

preposition

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Examples of previous to in a Sentence

his passport arrived just previous to his trip

First Known Use of previous to

1698, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of previous to was in 1698

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previous question

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“Previous to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/previous%20to. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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