Part of speech:
Preceding in time; earlier; previous; former
The definition of former is something that happened in the past or a previously held role.
Located near the stern of a vessel or the rear or an aircraft or spacecraft.
(Not comparable) Not current.
Least likely or expected:
Going before; preceding.
(Botany) In front of and facing away from the axis or stem.
(Grammar) Of, relating to, or being a verb tense or form used to express an action or condition prior to the time it is expressed.
Something that came before, hence preceded the event currently in question, such as a previously decided case. It may serve as a model for the interpretation of a law, or disposition as a case.
(Dated) Next to the driver, when he is on foot; (US) on the left of an animal or a team.
Next before the present one
An interval separating two points of this quantity; a duration.
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