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According to WordNet, the adjective "early" has 6 sense(s).

300812952 at or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time; "early morning"; "an early warning"; "early diagnosis"; "an early death"; "took early retirement"; "an early spring"; "early varieties of peas and tomatoes mature before most standard varieties".

300819852 of an early stage in the development of a language or literature; "the Early Hebrew alphabetical script is that used mainly from the 11th to the 6th centuries B.C."; "Early Modern English is represented in documents printed from 1476 to 1700".

301648617 very young; "at an early age".

300817424 being or occurring at an early stage of development; "in an early stage"; "early forms of life"; "early man"; "an early computer".

301729384 belonging to the distant past; "the early inhabitants of Europe"; "former generations"; "in other times".

301732958 expected in the near future; "look for an early end to the negotiations".


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