Meaning of PRIOR in English

PRIOR

adj. 1 former, previous, earlier, one-time, ex, erstwhile; old, last, late, latest, Literary quondam, whilom If you overdraw your account without prior arrangement, you will automatically be charged a higher rate of interest 2 prior to. before, previous to, previously to, till, until, preceding Prior to the earthquake, Valdivia was a river port

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