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early birdnoun [C]

us   /ˈɜr·li ˌbɜrd/
a person who gets up or arrives early
(Definition of early bird from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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early-birdadjective [before noun]

uk   us  
available early in the day: They rose at 4 a.m. Tuesday to catch an early-bird flight to San Francisco.early-bird special/discount/rate The store's early-bird special was 50% off everything until 11 a.m.
used to describe a person who does something early in the day, especially in order to get an advantage such as a cheaper price: early-bird investor/shopper
(Definition of early-bird from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “early bird”
in Chinese (Simplified) 早起者,早到者…
in Chinese (Traditional) 早起者,早到者…
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