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同义词
反义词
同义词解析
  • 以下这些形容词均可表示"在前的" 的意思
    previous指时间上、顺序上较早的,或指正在谈论的某事的前一个。
    foregoing指前所述的,是following的反义词。
    preceding特指时间和地位上紧接在前。
    prior与previous同义,常可换用,但prior有时强调更大的重要性,对比意味强。
    former系latter的反义词,比prior更着重对比。
英语四级真题
    Global warming is causing more than 300,000 deaths and about $125 billion in economic losses each year, according to a report by the Global Humanitarian Forum, an organization led by Annan, the former United Nations secretary general.
    出自-2011年6月阅读原文
英语六级真题
    As former Dean of Harvard College.
    出自-2014年6月阅读原文
    Jack White, the former front man of the White Stripes and an influential figure among fellow musicians, likes to make things difficult for himself.
    出自-2013年12月阅读原文
    Former George Washington University president Stephen Trachtenberg estimates that a typical college uses its facilities for academic purposes a little more than half the calendar year.
    出自-2012年6月阅读原文
柯林斯高阶英汉双解学习词典释义
英汉词典释义
英英词典释义
  • Noun
    1. the first of two or the first mentioned of two;
    "Tom and Dick were both heroes but only the former is remembered today"
  • Adjective
    1. referring to the first of two things or persons mentioned (or the earlier one or ones of several);
    "the novel was made into a film in 1943 and again in 1967; I prefer the former version to the latter one"
    2. belonging to some prior time;
    "erstwhile friend""our former glory""the once capital of the state""her quondam lover"
    3. (used especially of persons) of the immediate past;
    "the former president""our late President is still very active""the previous occupant of the White House"
    4. of the distant past;
    "the early inhabitants of Europe""former generations""in other times"
行业词典
  • 法律: 前者;前任;