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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
previous /'pri:vjəs/
  • tính từ
    • trước
      • the previous day: ngày hôm trước
      • without previous notice: không có thông báo trước
      • previous to: trước khi
    • (thông tục) vội vàng, hấp tấp
    • Previous Examination
      • kỳ thi đầu tiên để lấy bằng tú tài văn chương (trường đại học Căm-brít)
    • previous question
      • sự đặt vấn đề có đem ra biểu quyết ngay một vấn đề trong chương trình nghị sự không (nghị viện Anh)
  • phó từ
    • previous to trước khi
      • previous to his marriage: trước khi anh ta lấy v
Concise Dictionary
'prɪːvɪəs
adj.
+(used especially of persons) of the immediate past
+too soon or too hasty
+just preceding something else in time or order

Thesaurus Dictionary
adj.
1 former, prior, past, earlier, one-time, foregoing, sometime, erstwhile, preceding, Literary quondam, Archaic whilom:
A previous owner of the house filled in the fish-pond.
2 prior, former, foregoing, above, preceding, Formal antecedent, anterior, aforementioned, above-mentioned, before-mentioned, aforesaid, above-named:
Please see the previous examples in the Foreword.
3 premature, untimely, too soon or early:
Isn't putting up Christmas decorations in October being a bit previous?
4 previous to. previously to, before, prior to, preceding, anterior to, antecedent to:
Previous to the advent of motor cars, we had traffic jams of horse-drawn vehicles.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective [only before noun]
1 happening or existing before the event or object that you are talking about: No previous experience is necessary for this job. + The car has only had one previous owner. + She is his daughter from a previous marriage. + I was unable to attend because of a previous engagement. + The judge will take into consideration any previous convictions. + We dealt with this in a previous chapter. + We had met on two previous occasions.
2 immediately before the time you are talking about
Synonym: PRECEDING
I couldn't believe it when I heard the news. I'd only seen him the previous day.
previously adverb: The building had previously been used as a hotel. + The book contains a number of photographs not previously published. + I had visited them three days previously.
previous to preposition (spoken): Previous to this, she'd always been well.


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