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  Words related to former(a)

Related / Similar Words: early(a), other(a), erstwhile(a), once(a), onetime(a), quondam(a), sometime(a), late(a), previous(a)

 

Definition:
  • referring to the first of two things or persons mentioned (or the earlier one or ones of several); "the novel was made into a film in 1943 and again in 1967; I prefer the former version to the latter one";
  • of the distant past; "the early inhabitants of Europe"; "former generations"; "in other times";
  • belonging to some prior time; "erstwhile friend"; "our former glory"; "the once capital of the state"; "her quondam lover";
  • (used especially of persons) of the immediate past; "the former president"; "our late President is still very active"; "the previous occupant of the White House";

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