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From Latin anterior, comparative of ante (forward, before)

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anterior (not comparable)

  1. Before in place.
  2. Before or earlier in time; prior to; preceding.
    • 1859, John Stuart Mill, On Liberty:
      anterior to the time when mankind have become capable of being improved by free and equal discussion.
  3. (anatomy) Nearer the forward end; nearer the head of an animal or the front of a human.

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin anterior.

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anterior (masculine and feminine plural anteriors)

  1. anterior (before; preceding)
  2. previous

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LatinEdit

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anterior (neuter anterius); third declension

  1. anterior, more forward
  2. former, previous

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Third declension, comparative variant

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative anterior anterius anteriōrēs anteriōra
genitive anteriōris anteriōrum
dative anteriōrī anteriōribus
accusative anteriōrem anterius anteriōrēs anteriōra
ablative anteriōre anteriōribus
vocative anterior anterius anteriōrēs anteriōra

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ReferencesEdit

  • anterior in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • anterior in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

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AdjectiveEdit

anterior (plural anteriores, comparable)

  1. anterior
  2. previous, preceding

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin anterior and French antérieur.

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anterior m, n (feminine singular anterioară, masculine plural anteriori, feminine and neuter plural anterioare)

  1. previous

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  • IPA(key): /anteˈɾjoɾ/, [ãn̪t̪eˈɾjoɾ]
  • (file)

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anterior (plural anteriores)

  1. anterior (in time), previous, earlier, former, past
  2. anterior (in space)

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