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Meaning of "former" - Learner English Dictionary

former

noun
 
 
/ˈfɔːmər/
the former B2 the first of two people or things that have just been talked aboutFirst and firstly
(Definition of former noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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