English to Zulu Meaning :: former

Former :
wangaphambili
- wangaphambiliphambilini obuwaziwa
 

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Noun(1) the first of two or the first mentioned of two
Adjective(1) referring to the first of two things or persons mentioned (or the earlier one or ones of several(2) belonging to some prior time(3) (used especially of persons(4) belonging to the distant past

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(1) The celebration continued with a reception where former colleagues, students and friends shared remembrances.(2) The data show no previous information on the former positions held by fifteen cabinet officials.(3) It's easy to forget the former blight and decay of this part of Southwark.(4) Their judgment was based on fresh evidence from a former boyfriend of the alleged victim which showed her evidence was unreliable.(5) an arch former(6) I prefer the former design to the latest(7) All regret for the past is vain; every desire to revert to a former social stage is unreal.(8) As former colonies gained statehood, the practice frequently continued but steadily lost adherents.(9) If a choice were between law and order kept by private military companies and anarchy, most people would opt for the former .(10) The team that starred at World Cup 02 are a shadow of their former selves and won't be in Germany this summer.(11) I went back day after day to study it more, my former explorations temporarily forgotten.(12) But, of the two, we tend to prefer the former on morphological grounds.(13) The essence of the former view can be presented as follows.(14) Colin Samson clearly takes the former view of the of the Innu experience.(15) The former Minister under the previous Government might have, but I doubt that.(16) The beauty of the former design was that it kept the past current without effort.
Related Words
(1) the former ::
yangaphambili
(2) former president ::
Owayengumongameli wase-United
(3) former employee ::
wangaphambili umsebenzi
(4) former name ::
igama wangaphambili
(5) former employer ::
umqashi wangaphambili
(6) former student ::
owayengumfundi
(7) former girlfriend ::
owayeyintombi yakhe
(8) former boyfriend ::
soka
(9) in former times ::
Ezikhathini zangaphambili bonke abantu
(10) former wife ::
nowayengunkosikazi
Synonyms
Adjective
1. one-time ::
isikhathi esisodwa
3. first-mentioned ::
lokuqala okukhulunywe
4. quondam ::
quondam
5. early ::
ekuqaleni
6. previous ::
sangaphambilini
Antonyms
1. after ::
ngemuva
2. following ::
okulandelayo
3. later ::
kamuva
4. posterior ::
posterior
5. subsequent ::
okwalandela
Different Forms
former, formerly
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

- Not working for your former lord any longer.
- Yes, my lady.

- Not working for your FORMER lord any longer. - Yes, my lady.

Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 7


to feed all former slaves
and barracks to shelter them.

to feed all FORMER slaves and barracks to shelter them.

Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 10


former address, you know,
the yadda yadda.

FORMER address, you know, the yadda yadda.

Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 5


Your former masters?

Your FORMER masters?

Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 8


Many of the former slaves feel
that Daenerys has abandoned them.

Many of the FORMER slaves feel that Daenerys has abandoned them.

Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 1


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