previously meaning


    Definition of previously in English Dictionary

  • AdverbPREpré-SUF-ly
    1. At an earlier time.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • We previously reported that patients of moyamoya disease showed high CD34 + cell levels (2.28 ± 0.53 cells/μL) compared with control subjects (0.89 ± 0.07 cells/μL) 9 .
        • This anatomy is superficially similar to that of Cetotheriidae and some tranatocetids were previously considered to be cetotheres and even identified as Cetotherium.
        • We have previously shown that spinophilin attenuates the α 2A AR-dependent hypotensive response; in spinophilin null mice, this response is highly potentiated.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • Sampling of the Carcinosomatoidea is increased, with ten species included for the carcinosomatid, megalograptid, and mixopterid clades in addition to the three sampled previously.
        • Zygomycetes had not been reported from subseafloor basalt previously.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adverbs
        • Time adverbs
          • Temporal location adverbs
          • Uncomparable adverbs
          • Morphemes
            • Suffixes
              • Words by suffix
                • Words suffixed with -ly
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          1. en previously disadvantaged
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of previously for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "previously" is an adverb, more specifically, a time adverb and an uncomparable adverb. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
          Difficultness: Level 1
          Easy     ➨     Difficult
          Definiteness: Level 5
          Definite    ➨     Versatile