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Preceding in time; earlier; past
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  1. Preceding in time; earlier; past
  2. First mentioned of two
  3. Having been so in the past:
That precedes; going or coming before
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  1. That precedes; going or coming before
  2. Existing or coming before another or others in time, place, or sequence; previous.
Occurring before or in front of something else, in time, place, rank or sequence.
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  1. Occurring before or in front of something else, in time, place, rank or sequence.
  2. Said, written, or encountered just before; previous:
(Anatomy) Located near or toward the head in lower animals.
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  1. (Anatomy) Located near or toward the head in lower animals.
  2. Located on or near the front of an organ or on the ventral surface of the body in humans.
  3. Coming before in time, order, or logic; previous; earlier
Going before; preceding.
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  1. Going before; preceding.
  2. Going or coming before in time, order, or logic; prior; previous; preceding
Preceding in order or importance; preferred
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  1. Preceding in order or importance; preferred
  2. Preceding in importance or value:
  3. Preceding in time; earlier; previous; former
Previous, from. Previous, from.
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  1. Previous, from. Previous, from.
Of or for such retired persons
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  1. Of or for such retired persons
  2. Withdrawn from one's occupation, business, or office; having finished one's active working life.
  3. That has left employment (of a person), especially on reaching pensionable age. [from 16th c.]
Comparative form of early: more early
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  1. Comparative form of early: more early
  2. Occurring previously
Ancient manners, customs, etc.
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  1. Ancient manners, customs, etc.
  2. The quality of being old or ancient; considerable age:
  3. The people, especially the writers and artisans, of ancient times:
Old times; the good old days (of one's youth, etc.)
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  1. Old times; the good old days (of one's youth, etc.)
Common misspelling of you're.
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  1. Common misspelling of you're.
  2. Common misspelling of your.
  3. (Poetic) time long past
(Idiomatic) the past; bygone days (nostalgic)
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  1. (Idiomatic) the past; bygone days (nostalgic)
The day before the present day.
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  1. The day before the present day.
  2. Time in the past, especially the recent past.
The state or fact of knowing:
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  1. The state or fact of knowing:
  2. An awareness of factual information. Includes actual knowledge (positive or definite), personal knowledge (based on one’s own observation), and constructive knowledge (based on other circumstances). An awareness of factual information. Includes actual knowledge (positive or definite), personal knowledge (based on one’s own observation), and constructive knowledge (based on other circumstances).
  3. (Archaic) Carnal knowledge
Plural form of event
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An intimate sexual relationship or episode between lovers.
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  1. An intimate sexual relationship or episode between lovers.
  2. An amorous or romantic relationship or episode between two people not married to each other
  3. A strong enthusiasm:
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  1. A lover.
  2. Courtship; flirtation.
  3. A love affair, esp. of an illicit or secret nature
(Historical) A red letter A worn by a person convicted of adultery
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  1. (Historical) A red letter A worn by a person convicted of adultery
  2. (Historical) A letter A in scarlet cloth required to be worn by those convicted of adultery in 17th-century Puritan New England.
Into and out of the handling, care, processing, modification, or consideration of:
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  1. Into and out of the handling, care, processing, modification, or consideration of:
  2. From the beginning to the end or conclusion of
  3. In one side and out the opposite or another side of:
In pursuit of:
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  1. In pursuit of:
  2. At the back of or in the rear of:
  3. Hidden or concealed by:
Going before; preceding.
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  1. Going before; preceding.
  2. Going or coming before in time, order, or logic; prior; previous; preceding
(Bot.) On the side away from the main stem
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  1. (Bot.) On the side away from the main stem
  2. Located on or near the front of the body in higher animals.
  3. Coming before in time, order, or logic; previous; earlier
Comparative form of early: more early
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  1. Comparative form of early: more early
  2. Occurring previously
Occurring before or in front of something else, in time, place, rank or sequence.
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  1. Occurring before or in front of something else, in time, place, rank or sequence.
  2. Said, written, or encountered just before; previous:
Preceding in time; earlier; past
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  1. Preceding in time; earlier; past
  2. First mentioned of two
  3. Having been so in the past:
Something that came before, hence preceded the event currently in question, such as a previously decided case. It may serve as a model for the interpretation of a law, or disposition as a case. Something that came before, hence preceded the event currently in question, such as a previously decided case. It may serve as a model for the interpretation of a law, or disposition as a case.
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  1. Something that came before, hence preceded the event currently in question, such as a previously decided case. It may serve as a model for the interpretation of a law, or disposition as a case. Something that came before, hence preceded the event currently in question, such as a previously decided case. It may serve as a model for the interpretation of a law, or disposition as a case.
  2. That precedes; preceding
That precedes; going or coming before
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  1. That precedes; going or coming before
  2. Existing or coming before another or others in time, place, or sequence; previous.
(Informal) Too soon; premature
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  1. (Informal) Too soon; premature
  2. (Informal) Acting, occurring, or done too soon; premature or hasty:
  3. Existing or occurring before something else in time or order; prior:
Preceding in order or importance; preferred
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  1. Preceding in order or importance; preferred
  2. Preceding in importance or value:
  3. Preceding in time; earlier; previous; former
Of an earlier time; former
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  1. Of an earlier time; former
  2. (Literary, law) Former, previous.
  3. Former:
Preceding in time; earlier; past
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  1. Preceding in time; earlier; past
  2. First mentioned of two
  3. Having been so in the past:
Of or toward the end or more advanced part, as of a period or stage:
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  1. Of or toward the end or more advanced part, as of a period or stage:
  2. Having begun or occurred just previous to the present time; recent:
  3. Dead, especially if only recently deceased:
Made long ago; in existence for many years:
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  1. Made long ago; in existence for many years:
  2. Belonging to or being of an earlier time:
  3. Having or exhibiting the physical characteristics of age:
Having been formerly; former:
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  1. Having been formerly; former:
  2. Former; quondam
(Informal) Too soon; premature
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  1. (Informal) Too soon; premature
  2. (Informal) Acting, occurring, or done too soon; premature or hasty:
  3. Existing or occurring before something else in time or order; prior:
That was at one time; former
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  1. That was at one time; former
  2. That once was; former:
Merely occasional; sporadic
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  1. Merely occasional; sporadic
  2. Former; erstwhile
  3. Former, erstwhile; at some previous time.
Formerly such; former
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  1. Formerly such; former
  2. Having once been; former:
  3. (Now literary) Former, sometime, late, erstwhile, quondam.
The general scene or surface against which designs, patterns, or figures are represented or viewed.
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  1. The general scene or surface against which designs, patterns, or figures are represented or viewed.
  2. The circumstances and events surrounding or leading up to an event or occurrence.
  3. Subdued music played especially as an accompaniment to dialogue in a dramatic performance.
(--- Slang) One that is no longer worth consideration:
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  1. (--- Slang) One that is no longer worth consideration:
  2. A record of a patient's general medical background:
  3. A formal written account of related natural phenomena:
Time in the past, especially the recent past.
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  1. Time in the past, especially the recent past.
  2. The day before today; day just past
(In) past years
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  1. (In) past years
  2. Last year
  3. Time past; yore.
Common misspelling of your.
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  1. Common misspelling of your.
  2. Common misspelling of you're.
  3. (Poetic) time long past
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