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It makes no difference how deeply seated may be the trouble, how hopeless the outlook, how muddled the tangle, how great the mistake. A sufficient realization of love will dissolve it all.
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See also súper, and super-

English

Etymology

French super from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] supra.

Pronunciation

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  • (General): so͞o'pə(r), /ˈsuːpə(r)/, /"su:p@(r)/
  • (UK) /'su:p@/
  • (US) /ˈsupɚ/, /"sup@`/
    Rhymes: -uːpə(r)

SOO-per or SU-per

Adjective

super (not comparable)

Positive
super

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. better than average, better than usual; wonderful.

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Translations

  • Danish: super
  • Dutch: super
  • French: super
  • German: super
  • Greek: hyper, less common souper
  • Italian: super or supra

Adverb

super

  1. (informal) superb

Interjection

super

  1. great

Noun

Singular
super

Plural
s

super (s)
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Superintendent of a building.
  2. (beekeeping) An empty box placed above the existing boxes of the beehive in order to allow the colony to expand or store additional honey.
  3. (Australia, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Short form of superannuation, the Australian retirement benefits or pension scheme.
    Jane looked forward to collecting a large super payout when she retired.

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See also

Verb

Infinitive
to super

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to super (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (beekeeping) To add or to place a super atop the existing boxes of the beehive.
    1917 Dadant, C. P., First Lessons in Beekeeping; revised & rewritten edition, 1968, by M. G. Dadant and J. C. Dadant, p 73:
    • The question is: when is the best time to super?

Esperanto

Etymology

From Latin 'super'

Preposition

super

  1. above

Latin

Etymology

Related to Greek ὑπέρ (hyper), above

Preposition

super; comparative adjective superior; superlative supremus

  1. above

Used in many compound words.

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