early in life


: at a young age
She knew what she wanted to do early in life.

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Recent Examples on the Web Multiple personality disorder — now called dissociative identity disorder — affects about one percent of the population and usually emerges after severe trauma early in life, said Dr. David Spiegel, a professor of psychiatry at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Richard Sandomir, New York Times, 2 May 2024 In one exchange, then-USTR lawyer Sally Laing objected to a sentence from the guidance that said research suggests food preferences are established early in life. Heather Vogell, ProPublica, 21 Mar. 2024 In his work, Weli found that kangaroos develop their personalities early in life, create social groups and dynamics just as humans do and are influenced to act in similar ways as their parents and siblings. Christian Thorsberg, Smithsonian Magazine, 28 Feb. 2024 The tour harked back to experiences shared early in life by most budding musicians — their times at summer camps and college festivals, where players spend time in close quarters, often in lovely locales. Brian McCollum, Detroit Free Press, 22 Feb. 2024 While measuring gait is a common practice with older adults, the research suggests testing your walking speed early in life may be beneficial. Leah Groth, Health, 9 Feb. 2024 The matriarch’s character was formed early in life, on a farm in rural Virginia, about 90 miles south of Washington. Tim Carman, Washington Post, 15 Feb. 2024 Infants are particularly susceptible to infections, given their underdeveloped immune systems and lack of immunizations early in life. Beth Mole, Ars Technica, 24 Jan. 2024 The doctor had some struggles, including one with alcohol early in life. Phil Diehl, San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 Nov. 2023

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“Early in life.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/early%20in%20life. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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