Video: pronunciation of 'prior'
Your head office will have received prior notice of this coupon. The Sun (2016)And it was only that joyous because of the hell we'd experienced prior to it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But we didn't know until two days prior. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Despite that, 77 per cent of businesses said that prior work experience has an impact on employability. Computing (2010)The firm compared the average house price for the three months prior to a store's opening, to the three months after. The Sun (2016)Prior subsidence claims can make insurance difficult to get. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This offer may be withdrawn without prior notice. The Sun (2008)Your own prior knowledge of the animal that you will be taking on. Superdog! Action plans that work for a happy and well-behaved pet (1990)They had no prior experience of people who disagreed. Times, Sunday Times (2006)So should you demand prior warning of who your fellow victims will be? Times, Sunday Times (2009)This procedure should be put in place prior to the next election. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There were to be no new classes without his prior approval. Christianity Today (2000)This means experimenting and testing without prior knowledge of the result. Times, Sunday Times (2010)These navigational skills seem to require no prior life experience. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Care home inspections should be allowed without prior warning at any time. The Sun (2012)Police were suspicious but found no evidence to suggest that she had prior knowledge of the attacks. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The teams may seek prior outline approval for a design but it still must pass all the eligibility tests. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The claimants had been given no prior notice of the application or of the grounds on which it had been made. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He missed a meeting of the council last month, citing prior engagements. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It claims that prior to completing the purchase their phone line will be tested to ensure they are placed on the correct package. Times, Sunday Times (2007)No plant will close until 2014 because of a prior agreement. The Sun (2012)We reserve the right to withdraw, alter or decline this offer without prior notice. The Sun (2009)I don't think anybody could have expected that prior to the first game of the season. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Should I claim a prior engagement or go? Times, Sunday Times (2008)But I've always taken the view we have to answer this prior question first. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I hope they've spoken to 51 per cent of shareholders and got their prior agreement. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
很常使用。在柯林斯辞典中， prior 是4千个最常用词之一。
英式英语: prior ADJECTIVE
You use prior to indicate that something has already happened, or must happen, before another event takes place.
He claimed he had no prior knowledge of the protest.
prior 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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