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  • n. Plural form of former.


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  • The local am-dram society is full of retired tradesmen who perform the socks off of the sixth formers from the 'college' (aka adult creche).

    Tommy this, an' Tommy that

  • This group is filled with Democratic members of Congress, the Democratic National Committee, and "formers;" such as Presidents, Vice Presidents, rock n 'roll roadies, and former talk show hosts.

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  • In the meantime, he works his buddy list of heads of state and "formers," staying in close touch with friends like British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien and Nelson Mandela, whom he credits with helping him move past old recriminations.

    Citizen Clinton Up Close

  • For more than a year, Mark Warner had some of the best buzz of the 2008 presidential sweepstakes thanks to the impressive list of "formers" on his résumé: former tech entrepreneur, former venture capitalist, former governor of Virginia.

    After Warner, 'On to Someone Else'

  • I'm sick and tired of the pretentiousness of "formers" wanting/expecting to be addressed as if they still hold their office.

    Should judges accept amicus briefs from former judges?

  • There _is_ a relationship between the composition of the body of an animal and that of its food; but the relationship varies so greatly that it is impossible to determine with any degree of accuracy the quantity of fat-formers which is required to produce a given weight of fat in animals, taken _in globo_.

    The Stock-Feeder's Manual the chemistry of food in relation to the breeding and feeding of live stock

  • I don't want to be a panel of "formers" instructing the

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  • Miss America 2006, Jennifer Berry Gooden (Oklahoma), serving as spokesman for the group of "formers" said that their bets are on Misses California, Georgia, Indiana,

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  • We need to see that these "formers" aren't saying no to God, or to their Christian identity, or to their yearning for faith.

    Biblical Recorder

  • No more "formers" that did not make the primaries and nor any more former winners that lost like Santorum or Allen.

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