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Definición de “former” en inglés

former

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈfɔː.mər/ us    /ˈfɔːr.mɚ/
B1 of or in an earlier time; before the present time or in the past: his former wife a former employer the former president of the United States The house, a former barn, has been attractively converted. The painting was then restored to its former glory (= returned to its original good condition). It was a long time after the accident before he seemed like his former self (= behaved in the way he had done before).

former

noun [S] uk   /ˈfɔː.mər/ us    /ˈfɔːr.mɚ/
the former B2 the first of two people, things, or groups previously mentioned: Of the two suggestions, I prefer the former.
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