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prior

  
      adj  
[knowledge, approval, permission, commitment]  
préalable  
→ The president must seek the prior approval of Congress for military action.        
→ Pupils must seek the prior permission from their parents.        
→ The firm I wanted to use had prior commitments.        
prior knowledge      connaissance préalable  
→ No prior knowledge of computing is required.        
to have a prior engagement      être pris (e)     
I have a prior engagement.      Je suis pris.  
→ "Can you manage Monday?" -- "Sorry, I've got a prior engagement."        
without prior warning      sans prévenir  
→ He just walked out and left me, without prior warning.        
without prior notice      sans préavis  
to have a prior claim to sth        [+assets, property]   avoir un accès prioritaire à qch  
→ a legal position that gives you a prior claim to certain assets of the company        
to have a prior claim on sth        [+assets, property]   être prioritaire par rapport à qch  
→ preferred shares have a prior claim on assets and dividends        
His parents always felt they had a prior claim on his time.      Ses parents ont toujours pensé qu'ils étaient prioritaires lorsqu'il s'agissait de son temps.  
      adv  
prior to        (prep)    (=before)   avant  
→ A man was seen hanging around the area prior to the shooting.        
→ Polls prior to the election had shown him in a strong position        
prior to doing sth      avant de faire qch  
→ He had called at the newsagent's prior to going into town.        
      n   prieur    m  
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
prior adj.
antérieur
[Bus.]

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
prep.
avant
[Bus.]
n.
prérogative
n.
droit de priorité
[Bus.]
n.
approbation préalable
n.
livraison anticipée
exp.
connaissance préalable
n.
censure préliminaire
n.
autorisation préalable
[Bus.]
n.
autorisation préalable
[Bus.]
adv.
sans préavis
n.
notification écrite préalable
[Leg.];[Bus.]
n.
notification écrite et préalable, avis écrit et préalable, préavis écrit,
n.
accord préalable écrit
[Bus.]
exp.
sans prévenir
n.
vécu
[Med.]
n.
autorisation écrite préalable
n.
autorisation écrite préalable
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'prior' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
n.
prior
exp.
prior to
exp.
prior to
n.
prior agreement
[Bus.]
n.
prior commitment
[Bus.]
n.
prior authorization
exp.
without prior notice
n.
prior written consent
[Bus.]
n.
prior period adjustment
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