Origin of previous
Related formspre·vi·ous·ly, adverbpre·vi·ous·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for previous
This is even more striking in Submission than in his previous books.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And their fundraising collapsed by 50 percent from the previous year.
Millennials also thinks about our public personas so much more than previous generations.Random Hook-Ups or Dry Spells: Why Millennials Flunk College Dating|Ellie Schaack|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The legislation strengthens and updates a previous version of the bill that expired in 2011.Nazis, Sunscreen, and Sea Gull Eggs: Congress in 2014 Was Hella Productive|Ben Jacobs|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There have been previous waves of people moving to Texas, and we are now experiencing the latest wave.
Some species germinate quicker than others, and the operator must determine by previous trial what these differences are.The Nursery Book|Liberty Hyde Bailey
My uncle had often during the previous twenty years, crossed the mountains, on trapping expeditions with an elder brother.Christopher Carson|John S. C. Abbott
Here, on the outer edge of the road, was a gully which the wind of the day previous had partly filled with snow.The Rover Boys on Snowshoe Island|Edward Stratemeyer
What words may we use to express a condensed view of a subject, whether derived from a previous publication or not?English Synonyms and Antonyms|James Champlin Fernald
Of all the property spared them by previous oppressors, nothing was left to sustain the miserable survivors.The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2)|Henry Martyn Baird