preter-

preter-

a prefix, meaning “beyond,” “more than,” “by,” “past,” occurring originally in loanwords from Latin (preterit ), and used in the formation of compound words (preterlegal ).

Origin:
< Latin praeter-, prefixal use of praeter (adv. and preposition); akin to pre-

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preter-
 
prefix
beyond, more than, or exceeding: preternatural
 
[from Latin praeter-, from praeter]

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