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earlier

adj.1.occurring at a prior time; as, on earlier occasions.
Adj.1.earlier - (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"
Synonyms: earliest
Adv.1.earlier - earlier in time; previously; "I had known her before"; "as I said before"; "he called me the day before but your call had come even earlier"; "her parents had died four years earlier"; "I mentioned that problem earlier"
Synonyms: before
2.earlier - comparatives of `soon' or `early'; "Come a little sooner, if you can"; "came earlier than I expected"
Synonyms: sooner
3.earlier - before now; "why didn't you tell me in the first place?"
aforetime, already, antecedent, anterior, anticipatory, as yet, before, before all, before now, beforehand, beforetime, ci-devant, down, early, elder, ere, ere then, erenow, erewhile, erst, erstwhile, first, fore, foregoing, former, formerly, heretofore, historically, hitherto, in the past, in times past, inferior, lower, lowest, nether, older, once, only yesterday, or ever, preceding, precurrent, preexistent, prehistorically, previous, previously, prime, prior, priorly, recently, senior, so far, sooner, subjacent, then, theretofore, thus far, under, whilom, yesterday, yet
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earleaved umbrella tree
Earles penny
Earless
earless lizard
earless seal
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earliest
earliest deadline first
Earliness
earlobe
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Early English architecture
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