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just preceding something else in time or order

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(used especially of persons) of the immediate past

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too soon or too hasty

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Directly after the doctor, who had taken up so much time, came the celebrated traveler, and Alexey Alexandrovitch, by means of the pamphlet he had only just finished reading and his previous acquaintance with the subject, impressed the traveler by the depth of his knowledge of the subject and the breadth and enlightenment of his view of it.
We often feel that something in our sensible environment is familiar, without having any definite recollection of previous occasions on which we have seen it.
When we see a cat, we know it is a cat because of previous cats we have seen, but we do not, as a rule, recollect at the moment any particular occasion when we have seen a cat.
Thus, if I recognize a thing, the occasion of its previous existence in virtue of which I recognize it forms part of "my experience" by DEFINITION: recognition will be one of the marks by which my experience is singled out from the rest of the world.
The difficulty in framing general notions which has appeared in this and in all the previous Dialogues recurs in the Gorgias and Theaetetus as well as in the Republic.
The expiring effort of the previous night's storm had been a light fall of snow; there were no footprints; the white surface was unbroken.
On the evening previous to her being brought to my home, my mother had said playfully, "I have a pretty present for my Victor--tomorrow he shall have it.
Certainly this news excited people intensely, whatever their previous apathy.
None of them could tell him any news of Woking except one man, who assured him that Woking had been entirely destroyed on the previous night.
Even before visiting the Marquesas, I had heard from men who had touched at the group on former voyages some revolting stories in connection with these savages; and fresh in my remembrance was the adventure of the master of the Katherine, who only a few months previous, imprudently venturing into this bay in an armed boat for the purpose of barter, was seized by the natives, carried back a little distance into their valley, and was only saved from a cruel death by the intervention of a young girl, who facilitated his escape by night along the beach to Nukuheva.
The sun's rays had expended all their fury upon us; and to add to our discomfort, we had omitted to supply ourselves with water previous to starting.
On the previous evening at the Lodge, he had heard that a rumor of his duel had reached the Emperor and that it would be wiser for him to leave Petersburg.
Proofpoint expects the acquisition of Wombat Security to have the following impact to its financial outlook for the first quarter, and full year 2018, as previously provided on February 6, 2018: For the full year 2018: Increase the billings range to $864M-$869M as compared to the previous range of $828M-$833M.
5% in the previous month and the monthly net flow was negative at EU214 million.
1% compared to the previous year, but total working hours 0 decreased by much more, at 1.