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former

adjective [before noun]
 
 
/ˈfɔː.mər/ US  /ˈfɔːr.mɚ/
of or in an earlier time; before the present time or in the past
较早的,早先的;以前的;旧时的
his former wife
他的前妻
a former employer
前雇主
the former president of the United States
美国前总统
The house, a former barn, has been attractively converted.
这座房子以前是谷仓,现已改建一新,十分漂亮。
The painting was then restored to its former glory (= returned to its original good condition).
这幅油画又恢复了原先的光彩。
It was a long time after the accident before he seemed like his former self (= behaved in the way he had done before).
事故过后很长时间,他似乎才恢复了先前的样子。
In the pastBefore, after and alreadyAfter and behind
Translations of “former”
in Arabic سابِق…
in Korean 전 -…
in Malaysian terdahulu…
in French ancien…
in Turkish önceki, geçmiş, sabık…
in Italian precedente, di prima, passato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 較早的,早先的, 以前的, 舊時的…
in Russian бывший…
in Polish były, dawny…
in Vietnamese trước, cũ, nguyên…
in Spanish antiguo, anterior…
in Portuguese anterior, prévio…
in Thai ก่อน…
in German früher…
in Catalan antic…
in Japanese 元の…
in Indonesian dulu…
(Definition of former adjective from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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