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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Quality of coming ahead of schedule or preceding in time

Usage examples (38)
  • Adverb : early in the year. ,to get up early. ,They came early and found their hosts still dressing. ,The Greeks early learned to sail and navigate
  • Adjective : an early hour of the day. ,an early dinner. ,early French architecture. ,I look forward to an early reply. ,early apples
  • The earliness is another advantage for plaintiffs, he said.
  • It’s earliness is evident in that it isn’t as developed and is actually rather boring. for more
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