Number of syllables in the word 'prior'

Find out how many syllables are there in the word prior.

  1. No of syllables in prior : 2
  2. Divide syllables in prior : pri-or

More about the word - prior

  1. noun
  2. Synonyms : provost
  3. Definition : A high-ranking member of a monastery, usually lower in rank than an abbot.
  4. Definition : A chief magistrate in Italy.
  5. Definition : (law enforcement) A previous arrest or criminal conviction on someone's record.
  6. Definition : In Bayesian inference, a prior probability distribution, one based on information or belief before additional data is collected.
  1. adjective
  2. Synonyms : anterior
  3. Definition : Advance; previous; coming before.
  4. Definition : Former, previous.
  1. adverb
  2. Synonyms : ago, hitherto
  3. Definition : Previously.


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