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  • (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"
  • with the least delay; "the soonest I can arrive is 3 P.M."

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Earliest'


  • Earliest serving United States Senator: This page contains a list of the earliest serving United States Senators among those currently living (sitting or former) and a list of the individuals
  • Earliest serving United States Representative: the earliest date in the United States House of Representatives among those current or former Representatives then living and a list of the earliest serving

'Earliest' example sentence in quotations


* When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest. - Henry David Thoreau

* The true lover of learning then must his earliest youth, as far as in him lies, desire all truth. . .He whose desires are drawn toward knowledge in every form will be absorbed in the pleasures of the soul, and will hardly feel bodily pleasures- -I mean, if he be a true philosopher and not a sham one. . .Then how can he who has the magnificence of mind and is the spectator of all times and all existence, think much of human life He cannot. Or can such a one account death fearful No indeed. - Plato

* I have heard it said that the first ingredient of success - the earliest spark in the dreaming youth - is this dream a great dream. - John A. Appleman


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