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ultra

[uhl-truh] /ˈʌl trə/
adjective
1.
going beyond what is usual or ordinary; excessive; extreme.
noun
2.
an extremist, as in politics, religion, fashion, etc.
3.
(initial capital letter) Military. the British code name for intelligence gathered by decrypting German wireless communications enciphered on the Enigma machine during World War II.
Origin
independent use of ultra-, or shortening of words prefixed with it
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British Dictionary definitions for ultras

ultra

/ˈʌltrə/
adjective
1.
extreme or immoderate, esp in beliefs or opinions
noun
2.
an extremist
Word Origin
C19: from Latin: beyond, from ulter distant
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