how to pronounce earliest


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the above transcription of earliest is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

earliest is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of earliest in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… and one of the earliest amazon investors …”

meanings of earliest


  1. Superlative form of early: most early.


  1. Superlative form of early: most early.

earliest frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word earliest occurs in english on average 10 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics earliest can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that earliest can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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