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early

Pronunciation: /ˈɜːlɪ/

Translation of early in French:

adj

  • 2 [delivery] rapide; [vegetable, fruit] précoce to have an early lunch/night déjeuner/se coucher tôt in early childhood dans la petite or première enfance at an early age à un très jeune âge to be in one's early thirties avoir entre 30 et 35 ans at the earliest au plus tôt in the early spring au début du printemps in the early afternoon en début d'après-midi

adv

  • 1 tôt to get up early se lever tôt or de bonne heure it's too early il est trop tôt as I said earlier comme je l'ai déjà dit
  • 2 (sooner than expected) en avance I'm a bit early je suis un peu en avance

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