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Collaborative Dictionary     English-Spanish
exp.
el ex-presidente
exp.
éstos/éstas
exp.
éste/ésta
exp.
...las antiguas colonias británicas...
exp.
los pueblos de la antigua Unión Soviética
exp.
la última parte del relato
exp.
hacia fines {or} finales del siglo
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former

  
a       adj  
1    (=earlier, previous)   antiguo  
[chairman, wife etc]  
ex  
a former pupil      un antiguo alumno  
in former days      antiguamente  
the former president      el ex-presidente  
    OLD  
2      (of two)    primero  
your former idea was better      tu primera idea fue mejor  
b       pron  
night and day, the former dark, the latter light      la noche y el día, aquélla oscura y éste lleno de luz  
Translation English - Spanish Collins Dictionary  
"the former the latter": examples and translations in context
This "primacy" of the circle over the square is the same that exists between sky and earth, the point and the circumference, the thread and the weft, since without the former the latter would not be. Esta "primacía" del círculo sobre el cuadrado, es la misma que existe entre el cielo y la tierra, el punto y la circunferencia, el hilo y la trama, pues sin aquél ésta no sería.
Unlike the former, the latter is an environmentally-friendly element. A diferencia del anterior, éste último es un elemento favorable para el medio ambiente.
He believes the former forgives the latter. Piensa que lo anterior perdona lo último.
Both the former and the latter groups are submitted to a special programme of monitoring and supplementary food. Tanto el primero como el segundo grupo se someten a un programa especial de seguimiento y alimentación complementaria.
The former includes the latter, but is broader. El primer concepto abarca al segundo, pero es más amplio.
However, primary responsibility rested with the former; the latter could play only a supporting role. No obstante, el orador recuerda que la responsabilidad primordial sigue correspondiendo a los primeros, en tanto que los segundos únicamente pueden desempeñar una función de apoyo.
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