formerly

[fawr-mer-lee]
adverb
1.
in time past; in an earlier period or age; previously: a custom formerly observed.
2.
Obsolete. in time just past; just now.

Origin:
1580–90; former1 + -ly

formally, formerly.
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formerly (ˈfɔːməlɪ)
 
adv
1.  at or in a former time; in the past
2.  obsolete in the immediate past; just now

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formerly
1590s, from former + -ly (2).
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Example sentences
The plough was heavier than the tools formerly used by farmers.
Formerly a greenhouse, enjoy the sun-drenched promenade.
Formerly approved drug imparts lasting learning and memory improvements to
  impaired mice.
Mixed-income residential towers and adjoining parkland rise on land formerly
  occupied by railroad yards.
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