Part of speech:
(Informal) Of or relating to the first portion of some extended thing.
Of or relating to any of the extremist factions of the Irish Republican Army established in 1970.
Succeeding next in order to the first; of second place, origin, rank, rank, etc.; not primary; subordinate; not of the first order or rate.
Most eminent or exalted; most excellent; chief; highest.
Of, like, or serving as a preface; introductory
Of, relating to, or occurring at the beginning; first:
The definition of incipient is in the beginning stages.
Initial or introductory
Of or occurring near the beginning of a given series, period of time, or course of events:
Prior means having happened in the past.
That prepares or serves to prepare; preliminary; introductory
The first in a group or series.
Real; actual; true; not imaginary
An academic examination taken before a longer, more complex, or more important examination.
Respecting an end or object to be gained; respecting the purpose or ultimate end in view.
Before or in preparation for the main matter, action, or business
Of, being, or serving as a starting point or basis:
(Not comparable) Newly created.
The definition of anterior is something that happened before.
(Physics) Designating or of a fundamental
Least likely or expected:
(Grammar) Aspectually inflected to show that the action is beginning.
Produced by induction
Serving to introduce a subject or person, for example
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