Sources: Law Dictionary; CC-CEDICT; 英汉公共大词典
The third quarter GNP growth was 1% over the preceding quarter.
To meet the needs of the armed forces, female citizens may be enlisted for active service according to the provision of the preceding paragraph.
Where the annulment of an administrative license pursuant to the preceding two paragraphs may seriously impair the public interests, it shall not be annulled.
You must verify whether the column selected to be sorted is the immediately preceding column to have been sorted and, if it is, in which direction (ascending or descending) it was previously sorted.
在序列图中，迭代是通过水平箭头上消息名之前的星号 (*) 来表示的。
In sequence diagrams, iteration is symbolized by an asterisk (*) preceding the message name on the horizontal arrow.
A celebration was supposed to take place at the church, and at Holy Mass the priest was to read the banns preceding my marriage to Cuthbert.
37The battleship USS Pennsylvania, followed by three cruisers, moves in line into Lingayen Gulf preceding the landing on Luzon, in the Philippines, in January of 1945. (U.S. Navy)
The code for these examples is based on the benchmark program I used in the preceding article, with some simplifications.
In the event of clinical necessity of blood use by a blood donor without compensation, he or she shall be exempted from the expenses prescribed in the preceding paragraph;
He seated himself there, as on the preceding day, surveying from a distance, and clearly making out, the white bonnet, the black dress, and above all, that blue light.