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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 erst·while /ˈɝstˌ(h)waɪl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Erst·while adv. Till then or now; heretofore; formerly. [Archaic]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : belonging to some prior time; "erstwhile friend"; "our
            former glory"; "the once capital of the state"; "her
            quondam lover" [syn: erstwhile(a), former(a), once(a),
             onetime(a), quondam(a), sometime(a)]
      adv : at a previous time; "once he loved her"; "her erstwhile
            writing" [syn: once, formerly, at one time, erst]