anterior

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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.
  3. (anatomy) Nearer the forward end; nearer the head of an animal or the front of a human.

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin anterior.

Adjective[edit]

anterior m, f (masculine and feminine plural anteriors)

  1. anterior (before; preceding)
  2. previous

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Latin[edit]

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anterior (comparative of ante)

  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 anteriōris anteriōrum anteriōrum
dative anteriōrī anteriōrī anteriōribus anteriōribus
accusative anteriōrem anterius anteriōrēs anteriōra
ablative anteriōre anteriōre anteriōribus anteriōribus
vocative anterior anterius anteriōrēs anteriōra

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Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

anterior m, f (plural anteriores; comparable)

  1. anterior
  2. previous, preceding

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin anterior, French antérieur.

Adjective[edit]

anterior 4 nom/acc forms

  1. previous

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singular plural
Nom/Acc masculine & neuter feminine masculine feminine & neuter
indefinite anterior anterioară anteriori anterioare
definite anteriorul anterioara anteriorii anterioarele
Gen/Dat no special indefinite forms in genitive & dative cases
definite anteriorului anterioarei anteriorilor anterioarelor

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anterior m, f (plural anteriores)

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

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