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Definition of Former
FormerFormer For"mer, a. [A compar. due to OE. formest. See
1. Preceding in order of time; antecedent; previous; prior;
earlier; hence, ancient; long past.
For inquire, I pray thee, of the former age. --Job.
The latter and former rain. --Hosea vi. 3.
3. Near the beginning; preceeding; as, the former part of a
discourse or argument.
3. Earlier, as between two things mentioned together; first
A bad author deserves better usage than a bad
critic; a man may be the former merely through the
misfortune of an ill judgment; but he can not be
latter without both that and an ill temper. --Pope.
Syn: Prior; previous; anterior; antecedent; preceding;
Former Form"er, n.
1. One who forms; a maker; a creator.
(a) A shape around which an article is to be shaped,
molded, woven wrapped, pasted, or otherwise
(b) A templet, pattern, or gauge by which an article is
(c) A cutting die.
Meaning of Former from wikipedia
- A former
is an object, such as a template, gauge
is used to form something
such as a boat's hull. Typically, a former gives
- The Former
Qin, also called
Fu Qin (苻秦), (351–394) was a dynastic state
of the Sixteen Kingdoms
in Chinese history ruled
by the Di ethnicity. Founded
- name "Macedonia", it was admitted under
the provisional description
"the former Yugoslav Republic
of Macedonia" (abbreviated as "FYR Macedonia" or "FYROM")...
- The post-Soviet states, also known
as the former Soviet Union
(FSU), the former Soviet Republics
and in Russia
as the near abroad
(Russian: ближнее зарубежье...
- the United States Senate Members Current members
by class) Former members
(DSCC NRSC) Women
in the Senate United States
- Former constellations
are old historical Western constellations
that for various reasons
are no longer widely recognised
or are not officially
- U V W X Y Z See also References External links
List of former sovereign states
List of former monarchies
List of medieval great powers Middle
- the following: Timeline
As of 24 September
were two living former presidents
of India, in order
of service, are: Pratibha Devisingh
- of Slovenes, Croats
(which was formed
of the former
Austro-Hungarian Empire) with the Kingdom
of Serbia, and constituted
- The Former Presidents
Act (known also as FPA; 3 U.S.C. § 102 note (P.L. 85-745)) is a 1958 U.S. federal
law that provides several lifetime benefits
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