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This issue was discussed in the previous chapter.
Neighbors said they had seen the man in the area on two previous occasions.
The previous owners of the house had hired an expensive interior decorator.
Mark has two children from a previous marriage.
All the other guests had arrived the previous day.
No previous experience is required.
She had a number of previous convictions for theft.
This is the American English definition of previous. View British English definition of previous.
getting smaller, weaker, or less important
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