Examples of previous in a Sentence
She has a child from a previous marriage.
The two characters met in a previous chapter.
the previous owners of the house
Recent Examples of previous from the Web
Utah Jazz point guard George Hill has been medically cleared to play Saturday night against Minnesota after missing the previous three games with a concussion.
The compensation committee for Apple's board of directors had established a revenue goal of $224 billion for last year, which would have been a 4 percent decline from the previous year.
The facility closed at the end of May when the permit for the previous operator expired, and dozens of community volunteers have since pitched in to restore its dilapidated structures.
The data come a week after Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said in the first debate that murders were up in the city, and that the use of stop-and-frisk had a significant impact on previous declines in crime.
In previous years, the event was held prior to the network premiere, but this year it was held on the same day.
If aviation safety rates continue at their current level, there will be 4,000 fewer deaths aboard commercial aircraft in this decade than in the previous ten-year period, according to Ascend.
A parent who reacts purely by scaling up the restrictions is missing a chance to know what’s actually going on with their child, to know things that in previous eras would have stayed hidden from them.
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Origin and Etymology of previous
Latin praevius leading the way, from prae- pre- + via way — more at way
First Known Use: 1621
Synonym Discussion of previous
PREVIOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of previous for English Language Learners
: existing or happening before the present time
: earlier in time or order
: immediately before in time or order
PREVIOUS Defined for Kids
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