supra-

supra-

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


Origin:
see supra

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