previous

Part of speech: adverb

Previously.

Part of speech: adjective

Being or occurring before something else.

Part of speech: noun

Previousness.

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Usage examples "previous":

  1. Before the previous day, Dallas and Marylyn had never seen it. - "The Plow-Woman", Eleanor Gates.
  2. " Good- morning, Ruth," she said pleasantly, quite as if nothing had happened on the previous day, and that Ruth had not slept two hours later than usual. - "A Little Maid of Old Philadelphia", Alice Turner Curtis.
  3. They had been bent down close to the ground the previous winter and covered with earth. - "Driven Back to Eden", E. P. Roe.