sur-

prefix

Definition of sur-

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : over : super- surprint surtax
2 : above : up surbase

Sur

geographical name
\ ˈsu̇r How to pronounce Sur (audio) \

Definition of Sur (Entry 2 of 2)

coastal town on the Mediterranean Sea in southern Lebanon at the site of ancient Tyre

History and Etymology for sur-

Prefix

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin super-

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“Sur-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sur-. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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sur

preposition
\ ˈsu̇r, ˈsᵫ̅r \

Legal Definition of sur

: on the basis of : with regard to sur petition for rehearing

History and Etymology for sur-

Anglo-French, on, upon, from Latin super over

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