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Synonyms for earlier

Synonyms for earlier

(comparative and superlative of 'early') more early than

earlier in time

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comparatives of 'soon' or 'early'

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8 percent on-quarter expansion three months earlier, according to preliminary data from the Bank of Korea (BOK).
RARE spring butterflies have emerged several weeks earlier in the warm weather than they did after last year's bitter spring, conservationists said.
2 million) in March, rising 20% from a month earlier whereas down 5.
21 or earlier death for transfers by irrevocable lifetime gift, transfers by irrevocable exercise of a power of appointment, or transfers authorized in a will or trust.
But the business community -- which had organized what had been expected to be a bitter and costly referendum on an earlier version of the ordinance -- also opposed the revised measure and said it could challenge it in court.
5% one year earlier and essentially flat with the 12.
In some earlier studies, the two supplements had eased the pain and other symptoms of osteoarthritis, while in other studies they were ineffective.
Satellite observations of eastern North America show that plants in and around urban areas bud earlier in the spring and retain their foliage later in the fall than do plants in nearby rural settings.
6% from a year earlier to 8,268 units, marking the first decline in five months, the Real Estate Economic Institute said Wednesday.
The rider, Boston's Paul Revere, had been warned just hours before by his friend Richard Devens that nine or ten mounted British soldiers had been spotted going down the road to Lexington earlier that night.
He dates I Enoch 14 a hundred years earlier than I had (285 B.
Because Baldwin was an experimental writer who resisted labels, the struggle to understand his work and to assess his literary reputation will probably continue indefinitely; yet, until recently, critics have paid much more attention to Baldwin's earlier works than to his later ones.
The results suggested that students, in general, expected to take on responsibilities earlier than privileges, as individuals those students who expected earlier responsibilities were also likely to expect earlier privileges, and those who expected later responsibilities were likely to expect later privileges.
When I last reported to you in July, economic growth was just exhibiting initial signs of slowing from what had been an exceptionally rapid and unsustainable rate of increase that began a year earlier.
Only in recent years have scientific studies using radiography, infrared reflectography, and the chemical analysis of pigments provided information about the material nature of Velazquez's paintings that could not earlier have been discerned through even the most careful observation.