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supra

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adverb su·pra \ˈsü-prə, -ˌprä\

Definition of supra

  1. :  earlier in this writing :  above



Origin of supra

Latin


First Known Use: 15th century


supra-

prefix su·pra

Definition of supra-

  1. 1 :  super- 2a <supraorbital>

  2. 2 :  transcending <supranational>



Origin of supra-

Latin, from supra above, beyond, earlier; akin to Latin super over — more at over


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