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2.
Before now.

Several things have happened previously, including the second world war and unidentified drinking injuries.

No-one can prevent things that happened previously.
"Children should learn about things that happened previously."

"I previously had a job."

"Previously to you, I had another wife."
by Jamie Douglas November 20, 2006
 
1.
The recap segments which preface episodes of many television serials to remind the viewer what happened in previous episodes. Often accompanied by an announcer or on-screen message that says, e.g., "Previously on Lost."
"Oh man, I was late for Lost and missed the previouslies!"
by J. Running February 19, 2009