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earlier

adverb

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so as to precede something in order of time
  • he had arrived earlier to take care of some preliminary matters

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“Earlier.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/earlier. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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