Hindi translation of 'former'
former /ˈfɔːmə ˈफ़ॉमअ/
1. adjective before noun
Former is used to indicate what someone or something used to be, but no longer is.
...former President Bill Clinton.
...the former home of Sir Christopher Wren.
a former president
someone's former husband/wife/boyfriend/girlfriend
someone's former career
2. adjective before noun
Former is used to describe a situation or period of time which came before the present one.
She wants to remember him as he was in former years.
SET PHRASESin former times
When two people, things, or groups have just been mentioned, you can refer to the first of them as the former.
Grogan could continue up the White Nile or go overland. He hoped the former would be possible.
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Example Sentences Including 'former'
A pragmatist, she didn't waste time reproaching her former employee for scooping the story out of her lap.CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)
And he imagined the farmers cowering there with their beasts, safe from the hungry eyes of the enemy, their former countrymen.AMAGANSETT (2004)
However, I didn't know much about the former inhabitants of number six.KICK BACK (2002)
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'former' in Other Languages
- Arabic: سَابِق
- Brazilian Portuguese: anterior
- Chinese: 以前的
- Croatian: bivši bivša
- Czech: bývalý
- Danish: tidligere
- Dutch: voormalig
- European Spanish: antiguo antiguaanterior
- Finnish: entinen
- French: ancien ex
- German: ehemalig
- Greek: πρώην
- Italian: ex
- Japanese: 以前の
- Korean: 전의
- Norwegian: foregående
- Polish: poprzedni poprzednia
- Portuguese: anterior
- Romanian: fost fost, fostă, foști, foste
- Russian: бывший бывшая
- Spanish: antiguo antigua
- Swedish: föregående
- Thai: ก่อนหน้านี้
- Turkish: eski önceki
- Ukrainian: колишній
- Vietnamese: người tiền nhiệm
Translation of former from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary