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former meaning

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  • VerbPREfor-SUF-mer
    1. to form (generic sense).
      1. to shape (to make into a certain shape).
        1. to train; to educate.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • This guy is a former art critic. Believe me, he knows a thing or two about painting!
            • Le pralin est un mélange de terre du jardin, de bouse de vache et d'eau pour former une boue liquide dont on enduit les racines des arbres, arbustes ou rosiers.
            • Le but de la sécession peut être de former un État distinct, ce en quoi elle représente l'objectif concret des mouvements indépendantistes.

        Meaning of former for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "former" is a verb, more specifically, a first group verb.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Verbs
            • First group verbs
          Difficultness: Level 1
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          Easy     ➨     Difficult
          Definiteness: Level 8
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          Definite    ➨     Versatile
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          1. en former
          2. en formerly
          3. en formers
          4. fr formera
          5. fr formeras
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