supra

adverb
su·​pra | \ ˈsü-prə How to pronounce supra (audio) , -ˌprä \

Definition of supra

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: earlier in this writing : above

supra-

prefix

Definition of supra- (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : super- sense 2a supraorbital
2 : transcending supranational

First Known Use of supra

Adverb

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for supra

Adverb

Latin

Prefix

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

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The first known use of supra was in the 15th century

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“Supra.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/supra. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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supra

adjective
su·​pra | \ ˈsü-prə \

Legal Definition of supra

: earlier in this writing : above in the discussion supra used in books, articles, and cases to refer the reader to previous pages, sections, or footnotes of the text or previous citations of other works see cases cited supra note 16 — compare idem, infra

History and Etymology for supra

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