- 在前，在先，在以前， 在...以前
- [A]先前的,以前的 coming before in time or order
- [P]过早的,过急的 acting too soon
- just preceding something else in time or order;
"the previous owner"
"my old house was larger"
- (used especially of persons) of the immediate past;
"the former president"
"our late President is still very active"
"the previous occupant of the White House"
- too soon or too hasty;
"our condemnation of him was a bit previous"
"a premature judgment"
- His previous attempts had been unsuccessful.
- You must collect enough materials previous to your writing.
The author mentioned it in the previous paragraph.
He said he had arrived on the previous night.
His previous attempts had been unsuccessful.
A previous engagement prevents me from accepting your kind invitation.
Don't be too previous about refusing.
Aren't you rather previous in supposing that I will marry you?
- previous to
在…之前before; prior to
Previous to that, we had traveled by car to Paris. 在那之前,我们坐车去了巴黎。
Previous to coming here,I worked in London. 来此之前,我在伦敦工作。
- 在…之前before; prior to
Commanders who had sprung to arms..without any previous military training.出自：E. Hemingway
We had made friends on his previous visit.出自：J. F. Lehmann
- ☆ 1625年进入英语，直接源自拉丁语的prvius：pr (之）前 + via (路），意为之前的路。
- prevision n. 预知，预见
- previous:previous adj. 在前的, 早先的adv. 在...以前返回上一级菜单 英英解释:形容词previous:1. (used especially of persons) of the imm…