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How to Pronounce former?

Correct pronunciation for the word "former" is [fˈɔːmə], [fˈɔːmə], [f_ˈɔː_m_ə].

Definition of former

  1. Preceding in time: long past; near the beginning; first mentioned.
  2. He who or that which forms.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

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