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)THE artist formerly known as symbol has long been a master of musical mystery. The Sun (2006)
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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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