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English definition of “former”
/ˈfɔːmər/ adjective [before noun]
› used to describe something that existed or happened in the past
› HR used to describe someone who had a particular position or job in the past: former chairman/director/president He's a Washington-based health policy consultant and former insurance executive.former colleague/employee/employer She was under investigation for allegedly defrauding her former employer out of $600,000.