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ˈɜrstˌʰwaɪl, -ˌwaɪlerst·while

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. erstwhile(a), former(a), old, onetime(a), one-time(a), quondam(a), sometime(a)adverb

    belonging to some prior time

    "erstwhile friend"; "our former glory"; "the once capital of the state"; "her quondam lover"

  2. once, formerly, at one time, erstwhile, erstadverb

    at a previous time

    "at one time he loved her"; "her erstwhile writing"; "she was a dancer once";

Wiktionary

  1. erstwhileadverb

    Formerly; in the past.

  2. erstwhileadjective

    Former, previous.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Erstwhileadverb

    till then or now; heretofore; formerly

How to pronounce erstwhile?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of erstwhile in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of erstwhile in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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