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    erstwhile

    erstwhile - Dictionary definition and meaning for word erstwhile

    Definition
    (adj) belonging to some prior time
    Synonyms : former , old , one-time , onetime , quondam , sometime
    Example Sentence
    • erstwhile friend
    • our former glory
    • the once capital of the state
    • her quondam lover
    Definition
    (adv) at a previous time
    Synonyms : at one time , erst , formerly , once
    Example Sentence
    • at one time he loved her
    • her erstwhile writing
    • she was a dancer once
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