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ne plus ultra

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noun ne plus ul·tra \ˌnā-ˌpləs-ˈəl-trə, ˌnē-\

Definition of ne plus ultra

  1. 1 :  the highest point capable of being attained :  acme

  2. 2 :  the most profound degree of a quality or state



Examples of ne plus ultra

  1. <this new sports car is being billed as the ne plus ultra of automotive achievement>



Origin of ne plus ultra

New Latin, (go) no more beyond


First Known Use: 1637


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