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Adjective: previous  pree-vee-us
  1. Just preceding something else in time or order
    "the previous owner";
    - old
     
  2. (used especially of persons) of the immediate past
    "the previous occupant of the White House";
    - former, late
     
  3. Too soon or too hasty
    "our condemnation of him was a bit previous";
    - premature

See also: early, past, preceding