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British English: /ˈfɔːmə/
American English: /ˈfɔrmər/

Translation of former in French:


  • 1the former (the first of two)
    le premier/la première m/f
    celui-là/celle-là m/f
    the former is simple, the latter is complex
    celui-là est simple, celui-ci est complexe, le premier est simple, le dernier est complexe


  • 1 (earlier)
    (era, life)
    (size, state)
    initial, original
    to restore something to its former glory
    rendre sa beauté première à quelque chose
    of former days ou times
    in former times he's a shadow of his former self
    il n'est plus que l'ombre de lui-même
  • 2 (no longer)
    (leader, employer, husband, champion)
    ancien/-ienne (before n)
  • also: -former
    (dans composés) (British English) (School)fourth-former
    élève (mf) de troisième
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