English translation of पूर्ववर्ती
पूर्ववर्तीPowered by COBUILD /purvavarti/
Definitions and Translations
1. antecedent adjective
An antecedent thing or event happened or existed before another related thing or event. [formal] ⇒ It was permissible to take account of antecedent legislation.
2. earlier adjective, adverb
Earlier means occurring at a point in time before the present or before the one you are talking about. ⇒ The president says that, despite earlier reports, he is not planning to resign. ⇒ His father died earlier this year.
3. former pronoun
When two people, things, or groups have just been mentioned, you can refer to the first of them as the former. ⇒ Grogan could continue up the White Nile or go overland. He hoped the former would be possible.
4. preceding adjective before noun ⇒ ...friends I had already met during the preceding months.
5. previous adjective before noun
A previous event or thing is one that occurred before the one you are talking about. ⇒ She has a child from a previous marriage.
2. mn/purvavarti, pUrvavartI, poorvavartee, pūrvavartī/
1. precursor countable noun
A precursor of something is a similar thing that happened or existed before it. ⇒ ...the European Monetary Institute, the precursor of a European central bank.
2. predecessor countable noun
The predecessor of an object or machine is the object or machine that came before it in a sequence or process of development. ⇒ The car is 40mm shorter than its predecessor.
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Translation of पूर्ववर्ती from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary