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Another word for earliest

  1. Preceding all others in time

      1. (Biol.) Earliest formed in the development of an organism, organ, structure, etc.; primitive
      2. Not derivative; fundamental; original
      3. Being or happening first in sequence of time; original.
      1. From which others are derived; fundamental; basic
      2. Being the most desired or suitable example of something:
      3. First in quality; of the highest excellence
      1. Referring to present or future time. Used as a collective designation for various present and future verb tenses in Latin, Greek, and Sanskrit.
      2. Of or in the first stage of a sequence; elementary
      3. First or highest in rank or importance; principal.
      1. Leading the way; trailblazing:
      2. Of, relating to, or characteristic of early settlers:
      3. Being one of the first of its kind
      1. Capable of or given to inventing or creating something new, or thinking or acting in an independent, individual, fresh way
      2. Being the source from which a copy, reproduction, or translation is made.
      3. Having to do with an origin; first; earliest
      1. Of, characteristic of, or suitable for a maiden
      2. Never having won a race
      3. First or earliest; inaugural
      1. Having to do with, indicating, or occurring at the beginning
      2. Of, relating to, or occurring at the beginning; first:
      3. Designating the first letter or letters of a word.
      1. Preceding all others in a series; before any other; 1st
      2. Corresponding in order to the number one.
      3. Ranking above all others, as in importance or quality; foremost:
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