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“Quondam” is a Latin word that translates to “former” or “once.” It is often used in English to refer to something or someone that existed or held a certain status in the past but no longer does. In legal contexts, the term “quondam” is used to refer to a person’s previous status or relationship that is relevant to a current legal matter. It may be used in legal documents or court proceedings to describe someone’s former position, rights, or obligations. For example, in a legal case involving property rights, one might use the term “quondam owner” to describe the previous owner of the property in question.

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