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
The previous peak for detached homes was C$1.827 million in January 2016.
The results come several months after the Jan. 27 count, a departure from previous years in which the tallies were released the following day.
Under Obama, officials in the compliance office often conducted full-scale audits of companies, examining their practices in multiple locations, rather than carrying out shorter, more limited reviews as previous administrations had done.
The Columbus Dispatch reported Sunday that the state’s 4,149 unintentional fatal overdoses in 2016 are a 36 percent increase from the previous year when just over 3,000 deaths were reported.
A Jefferson County judge revoked her bond on a previous chemical endangerment charge and she is now being held without bond.
The state Distressed Unit Appeals Board has bailed the district out on previous payroll periods, as well.
The Spark is DJI's smallest drone yet, even smaller than DJI's previous smallest drone, the Mavic Pro.
Full of quotations from his previous works, and from the Russian Orthodox vespers, the score suggests a return to Russia and to the past.
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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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