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Princeton's WordNet

  1. earlier, earliest(adverb)

    (comparative and superlative of `early') more early than; most early

    "a fashion popular in earlier times"; "his earlier work reflects the influence of his teacher"; "Verdi's earliest and most raucous opera"

  2. soonest, earliest(adverb)

    with the least delay

    "the soonest I can arrive is 3 P.M."

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'earliest' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4802

Anagrams for earliest »

  1. ateliers

  2. Aleister

  3. realties

  4. e-tailers

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of earliest in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of earliest in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of earliest in a Sentence

  1. Jeremy Corbyn:

    This government has no mandate for No Deal, and the 2016 EU referendum provided no mandate for No Deal, i therefore intend to table a vote of no confidence at the earliest opportunity when we can be confident of success.

  2. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell:

    This Finance Committee meeting obviously will be open to the public. There will be many, many amendments offered, most of them I suspect reflecting the views of the senator from Vermont. But the meeting will go forward, the committee will simply be inconvenienced by the current actions, the committee will meet at the earliest possible time and finish up the bill today.

  3. Jochen Brocks:

    Scientists have been fighting for more than 75 years over what Dickinsonia and other bizarre fossils of the Ediacaran Biota were : giant single-celled amoeba, lichen, failed experiments of evolution or the earliest animals on Earth, the fossil fat now confirms Dickinsonia as the oldest known animal fossil.

  4. Annamaria Cattaneo:

    This study moves us a step closer to providing personalized antidepressant treatment at the earliest signs of depression.

  5. Somchai Srisutthiyakorn:

    The earliest we could see an election is March 2019, the latest would be June 2019.

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