|edeltävä englanniksi||foregoing, leading, preceding, ante-, former, anterior, prelapsarian|
*: we may conclude, from the foregoing reasonings, that, as certain unity is requisite in all productions, it cannot be wanting in history more than in any other;
: On the preceding Monday Shobana had gone on vacation.
: ux|en|A former president; the former East Germany
*: At half-past nine on this Saturday evening, the parlour of the Salutation Inn, High Holborn, contained most of its customary visitors....In former days every tavern of repute kept such a room for its own select circle, a club, or society, of habitués, who met every evening, for a pipe and a cheerful glass.
: ux|en|The former is a good idea but the latter is not.
: Dave was the former of the company.
: The brick arch was built using a wooden former.
*: Ideally, individual stories and Gods plan share the same final goal, namely, returning to a prelapsarian state of perfect communication with God.
*: Can you really turn a few keyboards outside Londons landmarks into the equivalent of a pub honky-tonk for a good old knees-up; a 50s living room where the family would gather around the piano every evening, in some prelapsarian vision of the olden days [...]?
*: Conservative think-tanks have the same dream of return to a prelapsarian innocence.