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unbelligerent

Synonyms:

agreeable, amiable, amicable, civil, compatible, congenial, cordial, friendly, genial, inoffensive.
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Correct spelling:
former
Definition:
Of fere.

Synonyms:

adjective
all
former.
dead
deceased, late.
different time
erstwhile, following, future, late, next, prior, then, bygone, past, previous.
late
latest, ex, ex-.
old
primeval, olden, castoff, wornout, time-worn, ageold, cast-off.
olden
old as the hills.
older
of an earlier time, firstborn, first-born, of a former period.
past
ago, ancient, bygone, historical, old, old-time, past, previous, primeval, primordial, yore, yesterday's, anteceding, over and done.
preceding
preexistent, prevenient, prodromal, supra, pre-existent, Precursive, forerunning, aforeknown.
previous in time or order
above, aforementioned, aforesaid, ancient, antecedent, anterior, bygone, departed, earlier, erstwhile, first, foregoing, late, old, once, past, preceding, prior, quondam, sometime, Whilom, long ago, of yore, ex-, long gone, one-time.
noun
earlier
above, above-mentioned, ex, foregoing, olden, preceding, recent, retired, long ago, study at previous.
former
early, erstwhile, late, once, onetime, other, past, previous, quondam, sometime.
linkdef
former.
Examples of usage:
  1. In former years, these were the women who had promised " to go forward to the tongues." – The Sun Dance of the Blackfoot Indians by Clark Wissler
  2. In the latter case the distance between the planet and the earth is nearly twice as great as the former. – The Story of the Heavens by Robert Stawell Ball
  3. This day passed like the former, and the following in the same manner. – Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers by Various
  4. Yet, when Aquilinus called upon her to speak, she remembered his former tenderness for her, and, as she had confidence in him, she hit upon a way of escape. – Seven Legends by Gottfried Keller
  5. This conversation took place the evening that young Wyndham was taking tea with Silk and Gilks in the study of the former. – The Willoughby Captains by Talbot Baines Reed

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