former

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  • Info A former is a structural member of an aircraft fuselage, of which a typical fuselage has a series from the nose to the empennage, typically perpendicular to the longitudinal axis of the aircraft. more...
  • After a few months in London, he began to seem more like his former self again.
  • The following are former or current residents of the town.
  • They can still be found post-independence in these former territories.
  • It took back its former status of associated territory as a member of the French Union.
  • With increasing cold, the former gave rise to water, earth and stones.
  • Johnson remains the only former president to serve in the Senate.
  • Many freed slaves either created family names themselves or adopted the name of their former master.
  • In his Italian kingdom, he maintained the former political and administrative institutions.
  • The former is often called free state, the latter construct state.
  • It is located within a former coal-mining region, and this fact was important in its economic history.
  • Many of these were former mine shafts that were turned into defense positions.
  • These were expressed in the three colors of the former national flag.
  • The former works as a composer, and the latter worked as a recording engineer.
  • British sports continue to be enthusiastically supported in various parts of the former Empire.
  • The Grashaus was the former city hall before the present building took over this function.
  • It has taken control of two former British Army barracks in the centre of the city.
  • Among the former are party-list proportional representation and additional member system.
  • As in many other former British Colonies, cricket is also a popular sport.
  • The convention of driving on the left hand side of the road has been retained in much of the former empire.
  • It also agreed to return old aircraft purchased from the former USSR.
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Meaning of former

  • noun The first of two or the first mentioned of two
    Tom and Dick were both heroes but only the former is remembered today
  • adjective Referring to the first of two things or persons mentioned (or the earlier one or ones of several); i prefer the former version to the latter one"
    the novel was made into a film in 1943 and again in 1967