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-ior


a suffix of comparatives appearing in words of Latin origin: superior; ulterior; junior.

Nearby words

-ina, -inae, -ine, -ing, -ion, -ior, -ious, -isation, -ise, -ish, -ism

Origin of -ior

From the Latin suffix -ior, masculine and feminine comparative adj. suffix
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