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*ahead of schedule

Fig. having done something before the time given on a schedule or before the expected time. (*Typically: be ~; finish ~.) I want to be able to finish the job ahead of schedule.
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ahead of schedule

happening or done earlier than the time that was planned The sale will help us to repay the loan ahead of schedule.
Opposite of: behind schedule
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Ken Taylor, director of ironmaking said: "This was a very challenging project and the first class team who worked on the contract deserves tremendous credit for completing the project ahead of schedule.
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It gives me tremendous pleasure to say we've delivered every Army TACMS missile on time or ahead of schedule for the life of the program," said Ron Abbott, vice president - Fire Support programs for Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control.
Chester was also impressed by the fact that IMS completed the job several months ahead of schedule.
I am very proud of the fact that we have fulfilled, ahead of schedule, our commitment to deliver an additional 5 million doses of BioThrax to HHS for placement into the SNS," stated Fuad El-Hibri, chairman and chief executive officer of Emergent BioSolutions.
BMW AG (Xetra: BMW), a Germany-based automaker, is aiming to sell two million vehicles globally, four years ahead of schedule.
The project was delivered ahead of schedule by a team of 3,100 workers with the precast steel building completed in 10 months.
SHAY Given is confident of being fit for the start of the new season after a check-up revealed the goalkeeper's recovery from shoulder surgery is ahead of schedule.
GOLF: Tiger Woods has warned that his recovery is ahead of schedule as he goes into the final warm-up event for the Players Championship this week.
MANAMA: Porta Reef, a three-tower project located on Reef Island, is ahead of schedule.
A project to transform street lighting in a North East area has reached its first milestone ahead of schedule.
TENS of thousands of heart patients are being treated quicker, with targets being met ahead of schedule, a report by the NHS chief executive showed.
Under his leadership, the program completed development, entered low-rate initial production, and accelerated early deliveries to provide war-ready inventory ahead of schedule.
7 million medical center is running ahead of schedule, a spokeswoman said.
WORK to strengthen and resurface both carriageways of the M6 between junction three at Bedworth and Corley services has been completed four days ahead of schedule.