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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
        • In June, 2007, the Japanese government officially changed the name to Iōtō, apparently restoring the previous reading.
        • In a previous study, synthetic compound virstatin inhibited CT production by affecting ToxT post transcriptionally [14 ].
        • Se and selenocompounds could be toxic for most the plants and Astragalus plants are known to tolerate high levels of Se, also in our previous study, A.
      2. Utilisé au début de la phrase
        • 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.
        • 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 ].
    • 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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