previously
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈpɹiːvi.əsli/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈpɹivi.əsli/
Adverb

previously (not comparable)

  1. (now, archaic, with present-tense constructions) First; beforehand, in advance.
    • 1792, Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, Penguin 2004, p. 71:
      I must, however, previously remark, that the power of generalizing ideas, to any great extent, is not very common amongst men or women.
  2. (with past-tense constructions) At an earlier time.
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