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previous question

  

      n  
1    (in the House of Commons) a motion to drop the present topic under debate, put in order to prevent a vote  
2    (in the House of Lords and U.S. legislative bodies) a motion to vote on a bill or other question without delay,   (See also)        closure       4  
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previous  
      adj  
1    prenominal   existing or coming before something else in time or position; prior  
2    postpositive  
Informal   taking place or done too soon; premature  
3    previous to   before; prior to  
     (C17: from Latin praevius leading the way, from prae before + via way)  
  previously      adv  
  previousness      n  


previous question  
      n  
1    (in the House of Commons) a motion to drop the present topic under debate, put in order to prevent a vote  
2    (in the House of Lords and U.S. legislative bodies) a motion to vote on a bill or other question without delay,   (See also)        closure       4  

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previous

  
1    antecedent, anterior, earlier, erstwhile, ex-, foregoing, former, one-time, past, preceding, prior, quondam, sometime  
2      (informal)   ahead of oneself, precipitate, premature, too early, too soon, untimely  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    consequent, following, later, subsequent, succeeding  

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n.
Something that as soon as it is done becomes decided upon to repeat the next year and years to come. Does not necessarily have to had been done previous years to be defined an instant tradition.
n.
targeted advertising based on the previous actions of a given Internet user
[Bus.];[Tech.] also behavioral retargeting [US]
exp.
wait for something, usually linked to a previous event, to happen; expect something that can not be avoided to happen
n.
1: marked by an often ill-natured inclination to stress faults and raise objections <captious critics> 2: calculated to confuse, entrap, or entangle in argument <a captious question>
exp.
acronym of Frequently Asqued Questions.
n.
a player who asks too many funny questions that can be related as being stupid
Origin of the word is a "newbie" that can be shortened as a Newb
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