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previously meaning

EN[ˈpɹiːviəsli]
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  • AdverbPREpré-SUF-ly
    1. At an earlier time.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • It was previously regarded as haemangioendothelioma and was initially perceived to be low grade angiosarcoma.
        • As per the study protocol, all women were secundigravid having previously delivered an infant weighing greater than 4000g.
        • Bacteria were grown in microaerophilia as previously described [ 16 ] in static conditions to an OD 600  = 0.2 prior to being added to macrophages at a MOI of 100:1.
      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.

    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.
    • 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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