previous Idioms & Phrases
noun a motion calling for an immediate vote on the main question under discussion by a deliberative assembly
(Parliamentary Practice)See under Question, and compare Closure.
- before; often used adverbially for previously. "Previous to publication." M. Arnold. "A policy . . . his friends had advised previous to 1710." J. H. Newman.
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