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former
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 7
1. Preceding in order of time; antecedent; previous; prior; earlier; hence, ancient; long past.
2. Near the beginning; preceeding; as, the former part of a discourse or argument.
3. Earlier, as between two things mentioned together; first mentioned.
Part of Speech: noun
1. One who forms; a maker; a creator.
2. A shape around which an article is to be shaped, molded, woven wrapped, pasted, or otherwise constructed.
4. A cutting die.
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