Definition of 'earlier'
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Earlier yesterday the Government banned rallies around key areas in the capital ahead of the vote. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Earlier yesterday they said there was no link between the timing of the dogs' deployment and that of the prince. The Sun (2013)
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Translations for 'earlier'
British English: earlier /ˈɜːlɪə/ ADVERB
Earlier is used to refer to a point or period in time before the present or before the one you are talking about.
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- American English: earlier
- Arabic: مُبَكِّراً
- Brazilian Portuguese: antecipadamente
- Chinese: 较早前
- Croatian: ranije
- Czech: dříve
- Danish: tidligere
- Dutch: vroeger
- European Spanish: antes
- Finnish: aikaisemmin
- French: plus tôt
- German: früher
- Greek: νωρίτερα
- Italian: anteriormente
- Japanese: 前に
- Korean: 더 일찍
- Norwegian: tidligere
- Polish: wcześniej
- European Portuguese: antecipadamente
- Romanian: mai devreme
- Russian: раньше
- Spanish: más temprano
- Swedish: tidigare
- Thai: ก่อนหน้านั้น
- Turkish: daha önce
- Ukrainian: раніше
- Vietnamese: sớm hơn
Definition of earlier from the Collins English Dictionary
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