Past and Prior


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Past adjective – Having been such at some previous time.
Prior is a synonym for past in former topic. In some cases you can use "Prior" instead the word "Past" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like preceding, time, previous, olden. popular alternative
Synonyms for Past


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Prior adjective – Coming before all others in importance.
Past is a synonym for prior in property topic. You can use "Past" instead the word "Prior" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as time, former, preceding, earlier. popular alternative
Synonyms for Prior

Things that words describes

experience past experience prior experience
life past life prior life
relationship past relationship prior relationship
series past series prior series
Other nouns: episode, time, characters, actions, history, version, year, movies, behavior, incarnation, years, week, days, events, issues, films, games, relationships, generations, months, centuries, seasons, versions, episodes, incarnations, decades.
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