otrora
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otrora(
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troh
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(general)
a. formerly
El escritor, otrora novelista, ahora escribe crónicas periodísticas.The writer, formerly a novelist, now writes a newspaper column.
b. once
La que otrora fue la mujer más rica del país ahora está en la ruina.The once richest woman in the country is now ruined.
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otrora
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (formal)
a. formerly
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otrora
adverb
(antiguamente) formerly; in olden times
adjective
one-time; former
el otrora señor del país the one-time ruler of the country
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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