Translation of "early" - English-Polish dictionary


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

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

wczesny, wcześnie
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

wczesny, przedwczesny, przed czasem, za wcześnie
early retirement
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

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

(Translation of “early” from the Cambridge English–Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)