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1aboveˈbʌv/adverb
1above
ˈbʌv/
adverb
Learner's definition of ABOVE  
: in or to a higher place
◊ The opposite of every sense of above is below.
: in or to a higher rank or number
: above zero
: higher, further up, or earlier on the same page or on a preceding page: at a previous point in the same document

from above

: from a higher place or position
: from someone with greater power or authority
2aboveˈbʌv/preposition
2above
ˈbʌv/
preposition
Learner's definition of ABOVE  
: in or to a higher place than (something)
: over
— opposite below
: greater in number, quantity, or size than (something): more than (something)
— opposite below
: to a greater degree or extent than (something)
   b : in a higher or more important position than (something)
— opposite below
: having more importance or power than (someone): having a higher rank than (someone)
— opposite below
: too important for (something): not able to be affected by (something)
— see also above the law at law
: too good for (some type of behavior, work, etc.)
: more loudly and clearly than (another sound)

above all

: as the most important thing

above and beyond

: far beyond what is required by (something, such as a duty)

get above yourself

chiefly British
: to think you are more important than you really are

over and above

— see 2over
3aboveˈbʌv/adjective
3above
ˈbʌv/
adjective
Learner's definition of ABOVE  
: mentioned at an earlier point in the same document: written above

the above

: something that is mentioned at an earlier point in the same document
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