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These were all the modifications he had to make in his previous statements.

I suppose they do not know that you were—that you have had any previous hospital experience.

Palmer had the car out—had, indeed, not been home since the morning of the previous day.

Schwitter had taken in five hundred dollars the previous day.

Updated editions will replace the previous one--the old editions will be renamed.

On the previous day there was the first rehearsal of Handel's Admeto.

"My poor, dear child," she whispered, as she had done the previous evening in church.

The previous evening she believed in something, but that had now passed by.

The experience of the previous night taught Marian that Linda had arrived.

But he did not say that she had tried to draw it the day previous.

WORD ORIGIN

1620s, from Latin praevius "going before," from prae "before" (see pre-) + via "road" (see via). Related: Previously.

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