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prior /ˈpraɪə $ praɪr/ adjective

اولی ، قبلی ، از پیش ، پیشین ، جلوی ، مقدم ، اسبق ، رئیس صومعه
مهندسی صنایع: فروش/خرید/تدارکات: از پیش ، مقدم ، پیشین

[TahlilGaran] Persian Dictionary

- earlier, foregoing, former, preceding, pre-existent, pre-existing, previous
- prior to: before, earlier than, preceding, previous to
Contrasted words: after, behind
Related Words: ahead, before, forward

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. prior1 W3 AC /ˈpraɪə $ praɪr/ adjective
[Date: 1700-1800; Language: Latin; Origin: 'earlier, older, higher in rank', from Latin pri 'before']

1. existing or arranged before something else or before the present situation Synonym : previous:
You do not need any prior knowledge of the subject.
Changes may not be made without the prior approval of the council.
Vegetarian meals are provided by prior agreement.
Some prior experience with the software is needed.

2. prior warning/notice a warning or announcement made before something happens:
The society must give customers prior notice before changing the cost.
The bomb exploded without any prior warning.

3. prior to something formal before:
All the arrangements should be completed prior to your departure.

4. prior claim a person’s right to something which is considered more important than another person’s right to the same thing:
His own children have a prior claim to the business.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. prior2 noun [countable]
[Sense 1-2: Date: 1900-2000; Origin: prior1]
[Sense 3: Date: 1000-1100; Language: Medieval Latin; Origin: Latin (adjective); prior1]

1. the man in charge of a priory

2. the priest next in rank to the person in charge of an abbey

3. informal a previous occasion when someone was found guilty of a crime:
two priors for homicide

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English


prior knowledge
He denied that he had prior knowledge of the robbery.
prior approval/consent/permission
A sale of the factory will need the prior approval of shareholders.
prior agreement
We will not disclose this information without your prior agreement.
prior experience
He had no prior experience of teaching.
a prior engagement formal (=an event that you have already promised to attend)
The Prime Minister was unable to attend owing to a prior engagement.
by prior arrangement
Visitors can tour the burial tombs by prior arrangement.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

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TahlilGaran : دیکشنری آنلاین تحلیلگران (معنی prior) | علیرضا معتمد , دیکشنری تحلیلگران , وب اپلیکیشن , تحلیلگران , دیکشنری , آنلاین , آیفون , IOS , آموزش مجازی 4.11 : 2291
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