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previously

[ pree-vee-uhs-lee ]
/ ˈpri vi əs li /
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adverb
before now; earlier:The evidence now shows a strong likelihood that sea levels will rise more rapidly than previously thought.The author was previously managing editor of a multimedia lifestyle company that produced a magazine, website, and newsletters.
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