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US [ˈpriviəs]
UK [ˈpriːviəs]
  • adv.在先
  • adj.先前的;以往的;(时间上)稍前的
  • Web以前的;上一个;前一个
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adj.
1.
先前的;以往的happening or existing before the event or object that you are talking about
No previous experience is necessary for this job.
这一工作无需相关的经验。
The car has only had one previous owner.
这辆汽车以前没换过车主。
She is his daughter from a previous marriage.
她是他与前妻生的女儿。
I was unable to attend because of a previous engagement.
我因有约在先,无法出席。
The judge will take into consideration any previous convictions.
任何前科法官都将予以考虑。
2.
(时间上)稍前的immediately before the time you are talking about
I couldn't believe it when I heard the news. I'd only seen him the previous day.
听到这消息时,我不敢相信;我就在前一天还见到过他。

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