Definition of 'prior to'
Example sentences containing 'prior to'
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She had been wearing a silk dressing-gown -- probably she was taking a bath prior to going out. COVER STORY (2002)One day, she thought, my photographs will be developed here prior to publication. THE IMAGE OF LAURA (2002)
She could carry you close enough to France to fly off and arrive three days prior to the air show. THE SHADOWS OF POWER (2002)
Trends of 'prior to'
Very Common. prior to is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of prior to from the Collins English Dictionary
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