Bedeutung von "early" - als Fremdsprache


adjective, adverb uk us /ˈɜːli/ (earlier, earliest)

A2 near the beginning of a period of time, process, etc:

the early 1980s
It is too early to say whether he will recover completely.

B1 before the usual time or the time that was arranged:

The plane arrived ten minutes early.
at the earliest

used after a time or date to show that something will not happen before then:

Building will not begin until July at the earliest.
early on

in the first stage or part of something:

I lost interest quite early on in the book.
→ See also it's early days

(Definition von "early" von Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)