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adj prior

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adj beginning, prior

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prep earlier than

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adj come before; previous

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adj most senior

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adj former, prior

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adj said earlier
adj former

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adj former

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verb occur or cause to occur earlier

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verb surpass

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verb introduce

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verb be worthwhile; have supremacy

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verb do without

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