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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpreviouslypre‧vi‧ous‧ly /ˈpriːviəsli/ ●●● S3 W2 AWL adverb 🔊 🔊 BEFOREbefore now or before a particular time 🔊 Almost half the group had previously been heavy smokers.two days/three years etc previously (=two days, three years etc before) 🔊 Six months previously he had smashed up his car.see thesaurus at before
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previouslyThey took 45 percent of the vote, and took three seats, against one previously.She had met Atwood at a conference a few weeks previously.The car was now worth twice what we'd paid for it six months previously.Black takes advantage of the weather to wander farther afield than previously, and Blue follows.Kino had previously been billing patients for service never provided.The animals were sacrificed 60min later and optic nerve cell suspensions were prepared as previously described.Industrial robots perform tasks that were previously done by human operators.His previously gaunt frame had put on weight since Hong Kong and he was looking a little more solid.To reach their concessions, they build roads into previously remote areas.She competed on five consecutive world championship teams, a previously unheard-of feat.The bombing is being blamed on a previously unknown group of terrorists.It's a book of some of his previously unpublished stories.I suppose that some trace of a previously used chemical was still in the tube which had not been properly cleaned.Hastings previously worked for a software company in Richmond.
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