Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: anterior
IPA transcription: [ænt'ɪɹiɚ]
Pronunciations of anterior
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: anterior
    Meaning: of or near the head end or toward the front plane of a body
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: front_tooth, anterior
    Meaning: a tooth situated at the front of the mouth; "his malocclusion was caused by malposed anteriors"
Usage examples
  • This is shown by the fact that anterior to that time they had been the friends of manufacturing industry, without reference to its location.
  • But all these characters, as well as all the others, instead of belonging to Shakespeare, are taken by him from dramas, chronicles, and romances anterior to him.
  • The head of this fish was flat, but rounded in front, and the anterior part of its body was plated with bony, angular scales; it had no teeth, its pectoral fins were large, and of tail there was none.
  • In various crustaceans, belonging to distinct families, the anterior antennae are furnished with peculiar thread-like bodies, which are believed to act as smelling-organs, and these are much more numerous in the males than in the females.
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