Formerly - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfɔːrmərli|  American pronunciation of the word formerly
Brit.  |ˈfɔːməli|  British pronunciation of the word formerly

adverb

- at a previous time (syn: erst, erstwhile, once)

Examples

Kiribati, formerly known as the Gilbert Islands

This elegant hotel was formerly a castle.

He was formerly a congressman.

...the newspaper formerly known as “The Newsprint”...

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