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American English: /ˈərstˌ(h)waɪl/
British English: /ˈəːstwʌɪl/

Translation of erstwhile in Spanish:


  • [literary] (before noun)
    Example sentences
    • He assuredly bumped off a formidable array of erstwhile friends and possible rivals.
    • To be fair to the script writers, they have made Todd behave in a way which entitled his erstwhile friends and neighbours to complain about his conduct.
    • But there's nothing like a common enemy to get erstwhile rivals to work together.


  • [literary]
    Example sentences
    • The future, as foreseen by Douglas Hurd, erstwhile Foreign Secretary to Margaret Thatcher, looks intriguing.
    • Getting a brand that was erstwhile pushed by James Bond himself?
    • Oil money has corrupted the media and a considerable segment of erstwhile critical intellectuals.

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