Definition of 'formerly'
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Between was formerly used when referring to two only, though its usage has changed. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Put not your trust in artists formerly known as Princes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)THE artist formerly known as symbol has long been a master of musical mystery. The Sun (2006)They are the artists formerly known as the Dream Team. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'formerly'
British English: formerly /ˈfɔːməlɪ/ ADVERB
If something happened or was formerly true, it happened or was true in the past.
He had formerly been in the Navy.
- American English: formerly
- Arabic: سَابِقاً
- Brazilian Portuguese: anteriormente
- Chinese: 从前
- Croatian: nekada
- Czech: dříve
- Danish: før i tiden
- Dutch: vroeger
- European Spanish: anteriormente
- Finnish: aiemmin
- French: anciennement
- German: früher
- Greek: άλλοτε
- Italian: precedentemente
- Japanese: 以前は
- Korean: 이전에는
- Norwegian: før i tiden
- Polish: przedtem
- European Portuguese: anteriormente
- Romanian: înainte
- Russian: прежде
- Spanish: anteriormente
- Swedish: förut
- Thai: เมื่อก่อนนี้
- Turkish: önceki
- Ukrainian: раніше
- Vietnamese: trước đây
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