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Meaning of “previous” in the English Dictionary

"previous" in British English

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previousadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /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.
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(Definition of previous from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"previous" in American English

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previousadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈpri·vi·əs/
happening or ​existing before the one ​mentioned: The previous ​owner of the ​houseadded a back ​porch.
previously
adverb [not gradable]  us   /ˈpri·vi·əs·li/
She was previously ​employed as a ​tourguide.
(Definition of previous from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “previous”
in Korean 이전의…
in Arabic سابِق…
in Malaysian sebelumnya…
in French précédent…
in Russian предыдущий…
in Chinese (Traditional) 以前的,先前的…
in Italian precedente…
in Turkish önceki, geçmişe ait…
in Polish poprzedni, wcześniejszy…
in Spanish anterior…
in Vietnamese trước…
in Portuguese prévio, anterior…
in Thai แต่ก่อน…
in German früher…
in Catalan anterior, previ…
in Japanese 前の, 以前の, 先の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 以前的,先前的…
in Indonesian sebelumnya…
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