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Idioms for prior
Origin of prior1
OTHER WORDS FROM priorpri·or·ly, adverb
Words nearby prior
Definition for prior (2 of 3)
Origin of prior2
OTHER WORDS FROM priorpri·or·ship, nounsub·pri·or·ship, noun
Definition for prior (3 of 3)
Example sentences from the Web for prior
He was one of few outspoken activists in Syria prior to the uprising that took a place in March of 2011.Behind Bars for the Holidays: 11 Political Prisoners We Want to See Free In 2015|Movements.Org|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In fact, he was in contact with Lansky prior to converging from the hillside onto the streets of Havana.Will Hyman Roth Return to Havana With Normalized Relations?|John L. Smith|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“In the months prior to that, when we started taking prisoners [in Afghanistan], we were improvising,” he said.CIA Interrogation Chief: ‘Rectal Feeding,’ Broken Limbs Are News to Me|Kimberly Dozier|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And prior to that day, it shocked me a lot, it shocked me a lot.90 Seconds of Fury in Ferguson Are the Key to Making Peace in America|Michael Daly|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The cop was not named, but was identified as an African-American veteran of the division with no prior infractions.
Prior to the development of a quittor there is always swelling at the coronet, accompanied with heat and pain.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture
Do you know whether or not those officers made a report about what they knew about the killing of Oswald prior to February 18?Warren Commission (4 of 26): Hearings Vol. IV (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
We note, too, that Peter of Blockesley gave possessions to the prior and convent of Coventry in trust for the school.Education in England in the Middle Ages|Albert William Parry
The French, prior to the Revolution, were passionately fond of the drama, which was then entirely founded on the Greek model.
Dino flashed one look of appeal into the Prior's face, and then sank on his knees.Under False Pretences|Adeline Sergeant