earlier
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ˈɝliɚ/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈɜː.lɪə/
Adjective
  1. comparative form of early
  2. occurring previously
    I shall be late because I missed the earlier train.
Translations Adverb
  1. comparative form of early
  2. previously; before now; sooner
    I shall be late because I didn't start earlier.
    They were looking for some measuring equipment they had placed in the ice earlier.
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