An example of preceding is the number one coming before the number two.
On the preceding Monday Shobana had gone on vacation.
We will do much more in the next twenty years than in the preceding one hundred.
As in the preceding, but with suckers on the tentacles.
I trust that my readers have not concluded from the preceding chapter on books that reading is my only pleasure; my pleasures and amusements are many and varied.
The whole lot contains eleven acres, mostly growing up to pines and hickories, and was sold the preceding season for eight dollars and eight cents an acre.
They were accepted by a population eager for repose, who had merged old class distinctions in the conflicts of preceding centuries.