Translation of "former" - English-Italian dictionary


adjective uk /ˈfɔː·mər/ us /ˈfɔr·mər/

B1 happening or existing in the past but not now

precedente, di prima, passato
the former Soviet Union l’ex Unione Sovietica
noun uk /ˈfɔː·mər/ us /ˈfɔr·mər/
the former

the first of two people, things, or groups that have just been talked about

il primo, la prima (di due)
Of the two suggestions, I prefer the former. Tra le due proposte preferisco la prima.

(Translation of “former” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)