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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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At a previous time.

Usage examples (34)
  • Jody was formerly known as Jo.
  • Adverb : a custom formerly observed
  • Fisher can win the Dubai World Championship, but isn't guaranteed the title formerly called Order
  • The term formerly most used to describe existing illegal Israeli "settlements" and their expansion was "natural growth". for more
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  • If you were "formerly" (previously) in the military you may always be "formally" (conventionally, properly) introduced by your highest rank.
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