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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “former”

former

adjective [before noun]     /ˈfɔː.mər/ US  /ˈfɔːr.mɚ/
of or in an earlier time; before the present time or in the past
較早的,早先的;以前的;舊時的
his former wife
他的前妻
a former employer
前僱主
the former president of the United States
美國前總統
The house, a former barn, has been attractively converted.
這座房子以前是穀倉,現已改建一新,十分漂亮。
The painting was then restored to its former glory (= returned to its original good condition).
這幅油畫又恢復了原先的光彩。
It was a long time after the accident before he seemed like his former self (= behaved in the way he had done before).
事故過後很長時間,他似乎才恢復了先前的樣子。
In the pastBefore, after and alreadyAfter and behind
(Definition of former adjective from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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