Translation of "former" - English-Portuguese dictionary


adjective uk /ˈfɔː·mər/ us /ˈfɔr·mər/

B1 happening or existing in the past but not now

anterior, prévio
the former Soviet Union
noun uk /ˈfɔː·mər/ us /ˈfɔr·mər/
the former

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

o primeiro, a primeira, aquilo, aquele, aquela
Of the two suggestions, I prefer the former.

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