previus

previus

A near-extinct term for anything that obstructs the birth canal at the time of labour and delivery.

pre·vi·us

(prē'vē-ŭs)
Obstructing; denoting anything blocking the passages in childbirth.
[L. prae, before, + via, way]
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That compares with a same level profit of pounds 127,000 in the same period the previus year.
One source claimed the previus owner had been banned from keeping dogs for ten years.
The opposition groups have demanded that Suharto and his family be brought to trial and that all projects or companies linked to the previus regime be investigated.
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