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Spanish translation of “former”

former

adjective /ˈfoːmə/
of an earlier time
antiguo , anterior
In former times people did not travel so much.
formerly adverb in earlier times
antiguamente
Formerly this large town was a small village .
the former noun the first of two things mentioned
el primero
We visited America and Australia , staying longer in the former than in the latter .
(Definition of former from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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