Definition of ultra- in English:


Pronunciation: /ˈʌltrə/


1To an extreme degree; very: ultramicroscopic
extremely, exceedingly, excessively, immensely, especially, exceptionally, unusually, extraordinarily, remarkably, uncommonly, extra; Northern Englishright; Scottishunco
British informal jolly, dead, ever so, well, fair
North American informal real, mighty, awful, plumb, powerful, way
South African informal lekker
informal , dated devilish, frightfully
archaic exceeding
2Beyond; on the other side of: ultramontane Often contrasted with cis-.


from Latin ultra 'beyond'.

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