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"former" Meaning in English

1. belonging to the distant past
Part of speech : adjective
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2. belonging to some prior time
Part of speech : adjective
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3. (used especially of persons) of the immediate past
Part of speech : adjective
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4. referring to the first of two things or persons mentioned (or the earlier one or ones of several)
Part of speech : adjective
5. the first of two or the first mentioned of two
Part of speech : noun
Example : Tom and Dick were both heroes but only the former is remembered today

Translation for "former"

former meaning in Spanish : ex
  • former meaning in German : ehemalige
  • former meaning in Japanese : 前者
  • former meaning in Turkish : eski
  • former meaning in Chinese : 前任的
  • former meaning in Arabic : سابق
  • former meaning in Polish : były
  • former meaning in Hindi : भूतपूर्व
  • former meaning in French : ancien
  • former meaning in Russian : бывший
  • former meaning in Tamil : முன்னாள்
  • former meaning in Telugu : మాజీ
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