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Time SensePlay
Use 'former' to indicate the first of two things mentioned when talking about the past. SlideBetween coffee and tea, my former favorite was coffee, but now I prefer tea.
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Not CurrentPlay
'Former' emphasizes that the subject no longer holds a specific status or position. SlideThe former champion watched as the new competitor took the title.
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Implies ChangePlay
'Former' can imply a significant change in one's life or situation, not just a simple update. SlideAfter her career as an athlete, she embraced her new role as a coach, distinct from her former self.