formerly formerly  /ˈfɔr mər li/


  • (adv) at a previous time



  1. Northeast Regtional Director: Eureka Gilkey - formerly Obama for America Deputy Political Director.
  2. According to friends, Fanne formerly performed at the Silver Slipper, a sleazy Washington nightclub shoehorned between a pornographic bookstore and a pornographic theater.
  3. Frank Galvin is a formerly bright and formerly young Boston attorney who was railroaded out of his law firm by a crooked senior partner.


  1. IIROC Trading Resumption - CPA (Formerly BBT.P)

    IIROC Trading Resumption - CPA (Formerly BBT.P)
    on June 19, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Z Trac, formerly BP, celebrates grand opening

    Members of the Hartselle Area Chamber of Commerce and Ambassadors celebrate the grand opening of Z Trac recently. Formerly BP, the business is located on Hwy 36 East and I-65. Owner Jagir Jhaveri is shown above cutting the ceremonial ribbon along with other well wishers.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Hartselle Enquirer

  3. May Louise Monroe, 81, Formerly Of Weston, Financial Planner

    HILSBOROUGH, N.C. - Mary Louise Monroe, formerly of Weston, died June 12. She was 81. Monroe was born March 18, 1932, in Elizabeth, La., to Alma and Louis Mills Sr. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and a Masters of Education from ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Daily Easton


  1. Mr Maliki said that Sadr's decision gave him "the task of selecting efficient ministers for the posts formerly occupied by ministers from the Sadr bloc", without reference to sectarian power-sharing policy.
    on Apr 16, 2007 By: Nouri al-Maliki Source: ABC Online

  2. "I solemnly declare that from 00H00 (GMT) April 4 Senegal will take back all the (military) bases formerly held by France and intends to exert its sovereignty," Wade said in an address to the nation on public television. "Regarding the time...
    on Apr 3, 2010 By: Abdoulaye Wade Source: AFP

  3. "In the southern suburbs of Adelaide, Mitsubishi, and formerly Chrysler, has been one of the big employers," Ms Gillard said.
    on Feb 5, 2008 By: Julia Gillard Source: Sydney Morning Herald

Word of the Day
languish languish
/ˈlæŋɡ wɪʃ /