supra

[soo-pruh]
Compare infra.


Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Latin suprā (preposition) on top of, above, exceeding, (adv.) on top, higher up; akin to super-

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supra-

a prefix meaning “above, over” (supraorbital ) or “beyond the limits of, outside of” (supramolecular; suprasegmental ).
Compare super-.


Origin:
see supra

loco supra citato

[loh-koh soo-prah ki-tah-toh; English loh-koh soo-pruh sahy-tey-toh, si-tah-toh]
Latin.

ubi supra

[oo-bee soo-prah; English yoo-bahy soo-pruh, -bee]
Latin.
See u.s ( def 1 ).

vide supra

[wee-de soo-prah; English vahy-dee soo-pruh, vee-]
Latin.
see above (used especially to refer a reader to parts of a text).

vide ut supra

[wee-de oot soo-prah; English vahy-dee uht soo-pruh, vee-]
Latin.
see as (stated) above (used especially to refer a reader to parts of a text).
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supra (ˈsuːprə)
 
adv
above, esp referring to earlier parts of a book etc
 
[(sense 1) C15: from Latin; related to super-]

supra-
 
prefix
over, above, beyond, or greater than: supranational; supramolecular
 
[from Latin suprā above]

ubi supra (ˈuːbɪ ˈsuːprɑː)
 
where (mentioned or cited) above

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supra-
prefix meaning "above, over, beyond," from L. supra "above, before, beyond," in supera (parte), lit. "on the upper (side)," from old fem. ablative singular of superus (adj.) "above," related to super "above, over" (see super-).
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supra- pref.

  1. Above; over; on top of: supracostal.

  2. Greater than; transcending: supraliminal.

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Aether is the primary building block of all matter, it has charge, and is supra magnetic.
They called it a supra-nuclear palsy, and it was rare.
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