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adverb, no adjective

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English Meaning(s) for かつて

adverb, no adjective
  1. once; before; formerly; ever; former; ex-
  2. never (with negative verb)

Definition and Synonyms for かつて

Earlier earlier in time
Synonyms: かつて, 予て, 以前に, 先に, 先に, 兼ねる, 前に
In One Case on one occasion
Synonyms: いつか, かつて
Erstwhile at a previous time
Synonyms: かつて, 以前, 先に, 先に, 前に
Ever at any time
Synonyms: かつて, これまでに
Earlier previously
Synonyms: かつて, 予て, 以前に, 先に, 先に, 兼ねる, 前に

Stroke Order Diagrams for かつて

Sample Sentences for かつて

Sega used to make video game consoles a long time ago.
The Japanese at large consider themselves better off than they used to be.
Her body was already in the water from the waist down.
He has never been crowned with such glory.
I used to drink a lot of cola, but now I drink only water.

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