previous

Definition

adjective
happening earlier or which existed before
ExampleList all previous positions with the salaries earned.

Use previous in a sentence

I liked the previous book and not the first one, because there was a lot more action in it than the new one.

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Do not worry about the financial report I asked to you to finish, John ended up completing it the previous day.

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The previous portfolio was not managed properly so when new management came in we did more work in the beginning to lay a strong foundation.

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