Quick answer
"Former" is an adjective which is often translated as "antiguo", and "peer" is a noun which is often translated as "el par". Learn more about the difference between "former" and "peer" below.
former(
fawr
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muhr
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (previous)
a. antiguo
The country was a republic of the former Soviet Union.El país era una república de la antigua Unión Soviética.
b. ex
She remains good friends with her former husband.Ella y su exmarido siguen siendo buenos amigos.
2. (first)
a. primero
I think her former suggestion sounds more acceptable.Yo creo que su primera sugerencia parece más aceptable.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (first)
a. el primero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la primera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Of the two novels he has written, the former is probably the best.De las dos novelas que ha escrito, la primera es probablemente la mejor.
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peer(
pir
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (colleague)
a. el par
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The articles in the journal are submitted to review by one's peers.Todos los artículos de la revista se someten a revisión por pares.
b. el igual
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Allen appealed to his peers at school to show more respect for one another.Allen instó a sus iguales en la escuela a mostrarse más respeto.
2. (person of the same age group)
a. el coetáneo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la coetánea
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
At age 98 she realized that she was the last surviving member of her peers.A la edad de 98 se dio cuenta de que era la última sobreviviente de sus coetáneos.
3. (nobility) (United Kingdom)
a. el par
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The baroness is a peer living within walking distance of the House of Lords.La baronesa es un par que vive a poca distancia de la Casa de los Lores.
b. el lord
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
In everyday speech, the British nobility consists of peers and their families.En el habla cotidiana, la nobleza británica está constituida por los lores y sus familias.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to look at)
a. mirar
Paulina peered into her baby's eyes.Paulina miró a los ojos de su bebé.
b. escudriñar
She peered over his shoulder to see how long the line was.Escudriñó por encima de su hombro para ver hasta dónde llegaba la fila.
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