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Sentence count:273+54 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2016-07-24Updated:2016-12-13
Synonym: earlierfirstpastprecedingpreviouspriorAntonym: laterlatterpresentSimilar words: performerformerlyfarmerarmedbewildermentnormformformalMeaning: ['fɔrmə(r) /'fɔːm-] n. the first of two or the first mentioned of two. adj. 1. referring to the first of two things or persons mentioned (or the earlier one or ones of several) 2. belonging to some prior time 3. (used especially of persons) of the immediate past 4. belonging to the distant past. 
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1 The very remembrance of my former misfortune proves a new one to me. 
2 He pleaded not guilty to murdering his former wife.
3 There is goodwill between the former enemies.
4 Despite everything, she bore her former boss no animosity.
5 John chanced upon a former colleague of his at the airport.
6 She has become a grotesque parody of her former elegant self.
7 A disgruntled former employee is being blamed for the explosion.
8 A former student has donated a munificent sum of money to the college.
9 Many support the former alternative, but personally I favour the latter .
10 In France's former North African colonies, anti-French feeling is growing.
11 Their farm has been reduced to half its former size.
12 Turkey and Greece were buffer states against the former Soviet Union.
13 My former husband is a journalist.
14 In former times, people used to fight with swords.
15 The house, a former barn, has been attractively converted.
16 The family never quite regained its former influence.
17 The sight of his former wife dumbed the words in his mouth.
18 The former option favours the married man.
19 His former chauffeur is claiming unfair dismissal on the grounds of racial discrimination.
20 Southampton fans gave their former coach a hostile reception .
21 If a jewel falls into the mire, it remains as precious as before; and though dust should ascend to heaven,(www.Sentencedict.com) its former worthlessness will not be altered. 
22 There are only two powers in the world, the sword and the pen; and in the end the former is always conquered by the latter. 
23 Where unemployment and crime are high, it can be assumed that the latter is due to the former.
24 The bank had to pay to buy out most of the 200 former partners.
25 The community has dwindled to a tenth of its former size in the last two years.
26 She has been heard to make threats to her former lover.
27 The centre will act as a clearing house for research projects for former nuclear scientists.
28 It was a strange spectacle to see the two former enemies shaking hands and slapping each other on the back.
29 The owner of that shop is Mr Brown — the former owner was Mr Johnson.
30 He'll go to great lengths to get his child back from his former wife.
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