anterior = previous adjective



English Translation of ANTERIOR

: previous
el capítulo anteriorthe previous or preceding chapter
el capítulo anterior a estethe chapter before this one
se subió en la parada anteriorhe got on at the stop before or at the previous stop
en anteriores ocasioneson previous occasions
el día anteriorthe day before
un texto anterior a 1140a text dating from before 1140
las horas anteriores a la operaciónthe hours before the operation
la discusión anterior al asesinatothe discussion prior to the killing
los enfrentamientos anteriores a la guerrathe clashes leading up to or preceding the war
eso fue muy anterior a tu llegadathat was a long time before you arrived
: earlier
tiempos anterioresearlier times
retiro lo anteriorI take back what I just said
: anterior, forward, front
el motor está en la parte anterior del cochethe engine is in the front (part) of the car
las patas anterioresthe forelegs

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