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Definition of Previously

  • Beforehand; antecedently; as, a plan previously formed.
  • at an earlier time or formerly

How to use previously in a sentence. Previously pronunciation.

Like Jeremy Collier before him and Arthur Bedford in 'The Evil and Danger of Stage-Plays' later (1706), he adds similar expressions from plays recently acted, as proof, presumably, of the failure of the theaters to reform themselves in spite of the publicity previously given to their shortcomings.
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He felt that he could not even reply to it, as he had grown so far away from "literature" as he had previously understood it.
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One of the delegates has all the stiff courtesy and ridiculous formality which he regards as entirely consistent with his errand; the other is a big, blundering fellow, who has previously announced himself as a disciple of Tolstoi.
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Everything is beautifully planned; he smashes a plate with his fist, but no one observes that he has taken care previously to cover the plate with his napkin, so that his hand will not be cut.
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Like an electric shock the life began to move in her arm, and the continued sensation was as though something that, previously, had not moved was set in motion.
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I had previously studied that whole subject, as recorded in the original, and as disposed of by learned Commentators of different creeds.
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Ada's money, united with a small capital in her husband's possession, went to purchase a share in the business of Messrs. Ducker, Blunt & Co., manufacturers of disinfectants; Arthur Peachey, previously a clerk to the firm, became a junior partner, with the result that most of the hard work was thrown upon his shoulders.
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On her twentieth birthday, the girl received permission to dress henceforth as she chose (a strict sumptuary law having previously been in force), and at the same time was allowed to refurnish her chamber.
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Not one word of marriage had previously escaped his lips, nor anything that could imply a promise.
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The life he had been leading appeared in a vicious development of his previously harmless conceit and egoism.
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Even had he known of the outrages previously inflicted upon her pride, and that this new attack came at a moment when her courage was baffled, her heart cruelly wounded, he would just as little have comprehended the spirit which now kept her mute.
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Strictly speaking, Camors had never, until now, been out of Paris; for wherever he had previously gone, he had carried its bustle, worldly and artificial life, play, and the races with him; and the watering-places and the seaside had never shown him true country, or provincial life.
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Notwithstanding this assertion, Camors was yet more determined to leave the next morning, as he had previously decided.
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It was true she had been badly recompensed for her anonymous letter, by which she had previously attempted to open the eyes of the unfortunate General; for from that moment the General, the Marquise, and M. de Camors himself, without an open rupture, let her feel their marks of contempt, which embittered her heart.
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The Army has been administered as a unit, and the usual routine of business gradually became such that not a wheel could be turned nor a nail driven in any of the supply departments without express permission, previously obtained from the bureau chief in Washington.
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On this date there were a large number of transports in Port Tampa Bay, which had been collected for the purpose of an expedition which it had been previously contemplated I should command, and for such other emergencies as might arise.
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Five squadrons of cavalry, to be selected by the commanding general of the cavalry division, in accordance with instructions previously given. "5.
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In the meantime Kent's Division, with the exception of two regiments of Hawkins' Brigade, being thus uncovered, moved rapidly to the front from the forks previously mentioned in the road, utilizing both trails, but more especially the one to the left, and, crossing the creek, formed for attack in front of San Juan Hill.
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I am greatly indebted to Gen. Wheeler, who, as previously stated, returned from the sick-list to duty during the afternoon.
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The arrival of Gen. Escario on the night of July 2d, and his entrance into the city was not anticipated, for although it was known, as previously stated, that Gen. Pando had left Manzanillo with reinforcements for the garrison of Santiago, it was not believed his troops could arrive so soon.
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Examples of Previously

Example #1
In so doing, he damns the stage and plays by excerpts, usually brief ones, containing objectionable phrases.
Example #2
For example, he reviews the indictments of the players in 1699 and 1701 for uttering profane remarks upon the stage, and he culls from several plays and prints the licentious expressions which had resulted in the indictments.
Example #3
But the letter is a final illustration of the modesty and greatness of Turgenev's spirit; also of his true Russian patriotism, his desire to see his country advanced in the eyes of the world.
Example #4
Edwin Booth said that a Christian was one who rejoiced in the superiority of a rival.
Example #5
To Sanin's philosophy of life, duelling is as absurd as religion, morality, or any other stupid conventionality; and his cold, ruthless logic makes short work of the polite phrases of the two ambassadors.
Example #6
The scene when the two brother officers bring the formal challenge to Sanin is the only scene in the novel marked by.