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Definitions of formerly

  1. In former times: heretofore. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2. In previous times; heretofore. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  3. Some time ago; once. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. In time past: of old; heretofore. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. In times past. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for formerly

  1. It is not so much what Sir Robert thinks now, too, as what he thought formerly – Chippinge Borough by Stanley J. Weyman
  2. In the story above there were formerly two large bedrooms on either side. – Remodeled Farmhouses by Mary H. Northend
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