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    prior/previous intention"


    Is it correct to use "prior" or "previous" in the following sentences? What is the most common word to express this idea?
    1-"Don't let your prior/previous expectations influence your research"
    2-"It happened without any prior/previous intention"


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    Re: prior/previous intention"

    I would use "previous" in 1. and "prior" in 2.
    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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