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 History of this Word

"supra" (above, beyond) spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.

Notes

In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

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grammar is modifier

"supra-" is a type of prefix

Definition

A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "above" or "beyond" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.

Examples of how the word is used

supra- illustration The Summer School on Supranational Criminal Law challenges students to contemplate international criminal law and to promote the rule of law.
supra- illustration Because of their association with supranormal powers, the bases of power have generally been slighted in Western writings on Buddhism.