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Princeton's WordNet

  1. earlier, earliestadverb

    (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, earliestadverb

    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. Finance Minister Michael Noonan:

    This is not being dictated by any political agenda. It looks now like the earliest opportunity will be November, December, and I'm not going to rush it. I don't need to sell any bit of AIB before the election.

  2. Jacqueline Moline:

    Cancer has a latency period. The earliest cancers are the blood cancers. And then you see solid tumors, so the fact that we're seeing tumors on the uptick is not a surprise at all.

  3. Stephen Badsey:

    NATO is indicating it wants strategic communications to be better placed to detect information threats at the earliest stage.

  4. Deputy Prime Minister Wisanu Krue-ngam:

    I told the U.S. charge d'affaires today elections will take place at the earliest in February 2016, but if we have to have a referendum, polls could be delayed by a further three months.

  5. Lindsay Zanno:

    As one of the earliest and oldest crocodylomorphs, Carnufex was a far cry from living crocodiles. It was an agile, terrestrial predator that hunted on land, carnufex predates the group that living crocodiles belong to.

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