Definition of early or earlier on in English:
At an early (or earlier) stage in a period: they discovered early on that the published data were wrong
More example sentences
- It was then that he remembered her as the girl who had asked Nick a question earlier on at the main stage.
- Craig ran with his brother Mark early on before pressing on to try to get into the medal places.
- For better or for worse, they discovered their unique sound early on and have stuck with it.