Formerly

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Definition

formerly: previously, earlier, in the past, at one time, beforehand
adverb

Examples

  • "Wang Automotive (Beijing, formerly "Xiao's Car Parts", acquired in June 1994, 83% ownership)"
  • "Wang Jewelry (Tianjin, formerly "Ling Ling's Rings and Things", bought outright in 2002, given to Wang's son-in-law as a dowry."

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