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supra

[ soo-pruh ]
/ ˈsu prə /
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adverb

above, especially when used in referring to parts of a text.

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Origin of supra

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

Definition for supra (2 of 2)

supra-

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

Origin of supra-

see origin at supra
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British Dictionary definitions for supra (1 of 2)

supra
/ (ˈsuːprə) /

adverb

above, esp referring to earlier parts of a book etc

Word Origin for supra

(sense 1) C15: from Latin; related to super-

British Dictionary definitions for supra (2 of 2)

supra-

prefix

over, above, beyond, or greater thansupranational; supramolecular

Word Origin for supra-

from Latin suprā above
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Medical definitions for supra

supra-

pref.

Above; over; on top of:supracostal.
Greater than; transcending:supraliminal.
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