Definición de superior en inglés:


Saltos de línea: su|per¦ior
Pronunciación: /suːˈpɪərɪə
, sjuː-/


  • 3(Of a letter, figure, or symbol) written or printed above the line.
  • 4chiefly Anatomy Further above or out; higher in position.
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    • The upper horns (or superior cornua) meet the back of the hyoid bone, while the inferior cornua are attached to the side of the cricoid, forming a pivotal joint.
  • 4.1 Botany (Of the ovary of a flower) situated above the sepals and petals.


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  • 1A person superior to another in rank or status, especially a colleague in a higher position: obeying their superiors' orders
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    • Whether from superiors, colleagues or focus testing, all feedback is invaluable - it is very easy to get too close to your work, and fresh perspectives can make a lot of difference.
    • The problem is compounded by his shyness, his fear of being spotted by a colleague or superior from the shipyard, his total lack of experience, and the fact that he really doesn't like cheese.
    • If the code is followed in your workplace, you should be made aware of allegations or complaints against you by a colleague or superior.
  • 1.1The head of a monastery or other religious institution.
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    • It happened almost ten years ago when the religious superior of my Franciscan Friary advised the priests in the community that we would no longer assist in local churches on weekends since there were so few priests in the house.
    • By 1579, the Jesuit, Matteo Ricci, in a letter to his superiors, offered a more detailed description of the plant's cultivation and was the first to note a difference in brewing between the Chinese and the Japanese.
  • 2 Printing A superior letter, figure, or symbol.



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  • Cindy glanced at Kaitlyn and smiled superiorly.
  • The right mainstem bronchus, more superiorly located, tends to be more vertically oriented, having a 155o angle of origin.
  • Her friend shrugged superiorly as they dropped into a seat.


late Middle English: from Old French superiour, from Latin superior, comparative of superus 'that is above', from super 'above'.

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