Examples of formerly in a Sentence
He was formerly a congressman.
the newspaper formerly known as “The Newsprint”
Recent Examples of formerly from the Web
The partnership between Davis — a large, for-profit developer — and the pair of Chinatown nonprofits was a way to combine efforts and transform a full block of the formerly industrial area where the South End and Chinatown meet.
Blandino currently serves as a FOX Sports NFL and college football rules analyst, but formerly oversaw officiating in the NFL from 2013 to 2017, as the league's senior vice president of officiating.
The formerly armed group was removed from European Union and U.S. terrorism lists several years ago after denouncing violence and getting western politicians to lobby on its behalf.
Fans walk out of the formerly lively pub, which has become a sweaty room with not enough windows, and brace themselves for the hot sun.
On opening weekend, formerly Philadelphian deejay Diplo, electronic dance music act Kaskade and R&B/hip-hop producer Jermaine Dupri were slotted at the posh dance club HQ2.
But the outlaw spirit endured in the formerly illicit trade that has formed the backbone of Mendocino’s economy since the 70s: growing and selling marijuana.
And, the final nail in the coffin of a formerly sunny genre like high school shows arrived with the Thursday night premiere of Freeform’s brand new summer adventure, Cloak & Dagger.
On June 6, forty seventh-graders from Stone Bank School painted a mural on the formerly white panels.
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Definition of formerly for English Language Learners
: at an earlier time : in the past
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