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superior

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English

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] superus (high).

Pronunciation

Adjective

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Positive
superior

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. Higher in rank or quality.
    Rebbecca had always thought shorts were far superior to pants, as they didn't constantly make her legs itch.
  2. Located above.

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Translations

Noun

Singular
superior

Plural
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superior ({{{1}}})
  1. A person of higher rank or quality.
  2. The senior person in a monastic community.

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Latin

Adjective

superior

  1. comparative form of superus

Spanish

Adjective

superior m. and f. (plural superiores)

  1. upper, higher
  2. better
  3. superior

Noun

superior m. (feminine superiora, masculine plural superiores, feminine plural superioras)

  1. boss

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