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former

adjective [before noun]
 
 
/ˈfɔːmər/
used to describe something that existed or happened in the past
HR used to describe someone who had a particular position or job in the past: former chairman/director/president He's a Washington-based health policy consultant and former insurance executive.former colleague/employee/employer She was under investigation for allegedly defrauding her former employer out of $600,000.
Translations of “former”
in Korean 전 -…
in Arabic سابِق…
in French ancien…
in Turkish önceki, geçmiş, sabık…
in Italian precedente, di prima, passato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 較早的,早先的, 以前的, 舊時的…
in Russian бывший…
in Polish były, dawny…
in Spanish antiguo, anterior…
in Portuguese anterior, prévio…
in German früher…
in Catalan antic…
in Japanese 元の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 较早的,早先的, 以前的, 旧时的…
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