(adv.) In time past, either in time immediately preceding or at any indefinite distance; of old; heretofore.
(1) A former Labour minister, Nicholas Brown, said the public were frightened they "were going to be spied on" and that "illegally obtained" information would find its way to the public domain.
(2) A former Berlusconi aide, Valter Lavitola, is also on trial for being the alleged intermediary in the bribe.
(3) It involves creativity, understanding of art form and the ability to improvise in the highly complex environment of a care setting.” David Cameron has boosted dementia awareness but more needs to be done Read more She warns: “To effect a cultural change in dementia care requires a change of thinking … this approach is complex and intricate, and can change cultural attitudes by regarding the arts as central to everyday life of the care home.” Another participant, Mary*, a former teacher who had been bedridden for a year, read plays with the reminiscence arts practitioner.
(4) All former US presidents set up a library in their name to house their papers and honour their legacy.
(5) Schneiderlin, valued at an improbable £27m, and the currently injured Jay Rodriguez are wanted by their former manager Mauricio Pochettino at Spurs, but the chairman Ralph Krueger has apparently called a halt to any more outgoings, saying: “They are part of the core that we have decided to keep at Southampton.” He added: “Jay Rodriguez and Morgan Schneiderlin are not for sale and they will be a part of our club as we enter the new season.” The new manager Ronald Koeman has begun rebuilding by bringing in Dusan Tadic and Graziano Pellè from the Dutch league and Krueger said: “We will have players coming in, we will make transfers to strengthen the squad.
(6) The criticism over the downgrading of the leader of the Lords was led by Lord Forsyth of Drumlean, a former Scotland secretary, who is a respected figure on the right.
(7) Former Regional director for Latin American Caribbean and Middle East, Save the Children.
(8) Even former Florida governor Jeb Bush, one of Trump’s chief critics, said ultimately, “anybody is better than Hillary Clinton”.
(9) Formerly, many patients in this category were considered either inoperable or candidates for total or partial nephrectomy.
(10) Uptake could be supported either by substrate oxidation or by adenosine 5'-triphosphate (ATP), and was inhibited in the former case by antimycin or cyanide, in the latter case by oligomycin, and in both cases by 2,4-dinitrophenol.
(11) Former lawmaker and historian Faraj Najm said the ruling resets Libya “back to square one” and that the choice now faced by the Tobruk-based parliament is “between bad and worse”.
(12) Both former presidents Bush have said they will sit out the 2016 campaign, as has former presidential candidate Jeb Bush.
(13) Former detectives had dug out damning evidence of abuse, as well as testimony from officers recommending prosecution, sources said.
(14) Only IgG2a and IgG2b myeloma proteins bound readily to IC-21 Fc-receptors, the former in nonaggregated as well as aggregated form, the latter only as aggregated complexes.
(15) Transient intermediates were distinguished from dead-end metabolites by the rapid formation and disappearance of the former.
(16) The former Stoke City manager Pulis had reportedly been left frustrated by the club failing to push through deals for various players he targeted to strengthen the Palace squad.
(17) Eighty people, including the outspoken journalist Pravit Rojanaphruk from the Nation newspaper and the former education minister Chaturon Chaisaeng, who was publicly arrested on Tuesday, remain in detention.
(18) US presidential election 2016: the state of the Republican race as the year begins Read more So far, the former secretary of state seems to be recovering well from self-inflicted wounds that dogged the start of her second, and most concerted, attempt for the White House.
(19) Two lunches are recoded with John Yates and Andy Hayman, the former assistant commissioners.
(20) Younge, a former head of US cable network the Travel Channel, succeeded Peter Salmon in the role last year.
(n.) A black, granular, explosive substance, consisting of an intimate mechanical mixture of niter, charcoal, and sulphur. It is used in gunnery and blasting.
(1) The local undertakers were pleased to discover the great Henty to be the man they had always imagined - a full-bearded giant, stern and wise, dressed like a warrior hero or - much the same thing - a Victorian gentleman with the whiff of gunpowder and the clash of sabres about him.
(2) Built in the 1570s and known as a 'miniature Hampton Court', it was once owned by one of the Gunpowder Plot conspirators.
(3) We were able to remove most of the foreign body particles from a fresh wound caused by a gunpowder blast to the face, using microsurgical techniques.
(4) The report of the post-mortem by the St Louis County medical examiner said that the largest gunshot wound found on Brown’s body was on his right hand, and that tissue from the wound appeared to contain gunpowder particles.
(5) Martin's clothing was scorched by gunpowder while the bullet hole in his chest was not, he said, proving that there was "at least an inch, or two or three" separating his clothing from his skin.
(6) And he had the cheek to call us “a roomful of gunpowder”.
(7) When one of the gunmen shot the lady who had been on the phone and I could smell the gunpowder, I knew the gunmen must've seen us.
(8) The quantities of gunpowder particles on the targets which were calculated by stereoscopic microscope increased distinctly in vertical shot direction (from above downwards), especially at distances 2 and 2.5 m and particle flight distance rose; in horizontal shot direction distances of gunpowder particle flight didn't exceed 2-3 m.
(9) After opening the windscreen they used a water charge in an attempt to render any gunpowder inert.
(10) Whitworth Gallery Manchester After a £15m refit and extension, the Whitworth reopens with multiple exhibitions and displays, including key works and new commissions by Cornelia Parker, the beautiful watercolours of Thomas Schütte, and a 45-metre-long gunpowder drawing by Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang (who devised the unforgettable fireworks for the Beijing Olympics), originally conceived for the Japanese city of Hiroshima.
(11) One Whitehall source said: "One whiff of gunpowder and Downing Street runs away.
(12) The witnesses said that in late June he began equipping himself with a helmet, gas mask and body armour; and in July he began buying fuses, gunpowder, chemicals and electronics to booby-trap his apartment in the hope of triggering an explosion and fire to divert police from the theatre.
(13) Blast tattoos occur when fragments of gunpowder are propelled into the skin during a firearm discharge.
(14) I walked about 2 steps in the door, and screamed, and shut my eyes, when I heard him move, I started firing.” Byrom’s lawyers stressed in their submission to the court that Edward Jr knew where his father’s gun was kept, led police to the murder weapon, and was found to have gunpowder residue on his palms after the killing, while Gillis did not.
(15) A series of public green spaces along the waterways add up to Maryland’s largest state park: Gunpowder Falls.
(16) It was not marked with his fingerprints and no significant trace of gunpowder was found on his body.
(17) Major General Huang Yongyin said China needed to match the defensive efforts of other major nations, arguing: "For national security, the internet has already become a new battlefield without gunpowder."
(18) The bomb was made up of gunpowder of the sort that could be obtained from fireworks, three propane tanks and two five-gallon containers full of petrol.
(19) Even in translation there are some great lines – “we have taken the drum of gunpowder as our rhythm and the sound of machine guns as our melody”.
(20) Jensen, who ran a construction company and had legitimate knowledge of demolitions, said the conversation did not seem abnormal because "men and boys are interested in gunpowder and bullets and fast cars".