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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
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
Translations of “former”
in Korean 전 -…
in Arabic سابِق…
in French ancien…
in Italian precedente, di prima, passato…
in Russian бывший…
in Turkish önceki, geçmiş, sabık…
in Polish były, dawny…
in Spanish antiguo, anterior…
in Portuguese anterior, prévio…
in German früher…
in Catalan antic…
in Japanese 元の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 较早的,早先的, 以前的, 旧时的…
(Definition of former adjective from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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