Noun ( uncountable ) (informal, UK) An existing criminal record It turned out the shoplifter had a lot of previous.English Synonyms and Antonyms James Champlin Fernald Of all the property spared them by previous oppressors, nothing was left to sustain the miserable survivors.
A child from a previous marriage a prior obligation former implies always a definite comparison or contrast with something that is latter.Christopher Carson John.David FontanaDecember 29, 2014 daily beast Some species germinate quicker than others, and the operator must determine by previous trial what these differences are.
(informal) Premature ; occurring too soon.Informal, acting, occurring, or done too soon; premature or hasty: I have been too previous, for which you must blame the natural impatience of a man in love georgette Heyer origin of previous, from.
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An example of previous is last week.Online Etymology Dictionary, 2010 Douglas Harper.Existing or occurring before something else in time or order; prior: children by a previous marriage.