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EN[ˈpɹiviəs] [ˈpɹiːvɪəs]
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    Definition of previous in English Dictionary

  • NomPREpré-SUF-ious
    1. INF (Britain) An existing criminal record; short for "previous convictions".
      1. It turned out the shoplifter had a lot of previous.
  • Adjectif
    1. Prior; occurring before something else, either in time or order.
      1. INF  Premature; occurring too soon.
        1. I thought that I had solved the problem, but I was a bit previous.
    2. Plus d'exemples
      1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
        • The previous study used a simple, repetitive visuomotor task that employed a visuotactile conflict task with no movement.
        • This finding is consistent with previous work, which revealed a dichotomy between piliated tissue-associated UPEC and nonpiliated bacteria found in the urine of the same infected mouse.
        • I don't know why he was so impressed with our previous boss; he lasted all of ten days in the position.
      2. Utilisé au début de la phrase
        • Previous studies have focused on reductions in mutant protein as a therapeutic approach, such as intrabodies and artificial polypeptides, which target the polyQ domain [24 ].
        • Previous reports on unilateral LR recession commonly show extremely low rates of initial overcorrection and large exodrifts after surgery suggesting that the surgical dose may be increased.
        • Previous study showed the zic family member Zic2a was involved in the regulation of two prethalamic transcription factor dlx2a and arxa.
    • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
      1. Adjectifs
        • Adjectifs incomparable
        • Noms
          • Singularia tantum
            • Noms Indénombrable
        Liens Connexes:
        1. en previously
        2. en previousness
        3. en previously disadvantaged
        Source: Wiktionnaire

        Meaning of previous for the defined word.

        Grammaticalement, ce mot "previous" est un adjectif, plus spécifiquement, un adjectifs incomparable. C'est aussi un nom, plus spécifiquement, un singularia tantum.
        Difficulté: Niveau 1
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        Définition: Niveau 7
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        Précis    ➨     Polyvalent
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