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English definition of “previous”

previous

adjective [before noun]     /ˈpriː.vi.əs/
B1 happening or existing before something or someone else : The previous owner of the house had built an extension on the back. Training is provided , so no previous experience is required for the job . He has two daughters from a previous marriage .Before, after and alreadyAfter and behind
(Definition of previous adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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