English translation of 'पूर्व'
1. ago adverb
You use ago to refer to past time.
She died one year ago.
2. before preposition, conjunction, adverb
If something happens before a time or event, it happens earlier than that time or event.
My husband rarely comes to bed before 3am.
Where did Mary live before she moved to Newtown?
He phoned just before you came.
I earned more than I did the year before.
3. former adjective before noun
Former is used to indicate what someone or something used to be, but no longer is.
...former President Bill Clinton.
...the former home of Sir Christopher Wren.
4. lead phrasal verb
The period of time leading up to an event is the period of time immediately before it happens.
...the weeks leading up to Christmas.
5. prior adjective before noun
You use prior to indicate that something has already happened, or must happen, before another event takes place.[formal]
The course requires prior knowledge of German.
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Translation of पूर्व from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary