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- adj. superlative form of early: most early.
- adv. superlative form of early: most early.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. preceding all others in time.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (comparative and superlative of `early') more early than; most early
- adv. with the least delay
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The first and earliest is a reference to the Dictionary of Modern Slang, Cant, and Vulgar Words, Used at the Present Day in the Streets of London; the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge; the Houses of Parliament; the Dens of St. Giles; and the Palaces of St. James; Preceded by a History of Cant (1859) by J [ohn].
The one born the earliest is Arthur C. Clarke, in 1917.
Note 108: The earliest is Zhigongtu by Xiao Yan in the Southern Dynasty (420-588). back
Experts say the earliest meaning of the English word farm was a yearly payment made as a tax or rent.
This most local (and yet interstellar) source of energy must stand on its own, despite being in earliest days of development, when it could benefit most from a boost from the public sector.
That problem I think will not surface in the next four, five or six months - the earliest is sometime in the latter part of 1985.
We all wore, even in earliest childhood, stiff little dresses with closely fitting boned bodices.
Tertullian is commonly known as the earliest of the Latin fathers.
On the means of developing the Bodily Senses in earliest Infancy.
If it took only 13 years to solve the genome problem,imagine the advances over the next 19 to 2030, the time you identify as the earliest possible for 'safe?