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extra

See also: -extra and extra-

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Abbreviation of extraordinary. See also extra-

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

extra (not comparable)

  1. Beyond what is due, usual, expected, or necessary; extraneous; additional; supernumerary.
    extra work; extra pay
  2. (dated) Extraordinarily good; superior.

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AdverbEdit

extra (not comparable)

  1. (informal) To an extraordinary degree.
    That day he ran to school extra fast.

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NounEdit

extra (plural extras)

  1. (cricket) A run scored without the ball having hit the striker's bat - a wide, bye, leg bye or no ball; in Australia referred to as a sundry.
  2. An extra edition of a newspaper, which is printed outside of the normal printing cycle.
    extra, extra, read all about it!
  3. A supernumerary or walk-on in a film or play.

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TranslationsEdit

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

extra (not comparable)

  1. extra
  2. (Limburg) on purpose

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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

extra

  1. specifically (for a given purpose)
    Das Wrack wurde mit extra entworfenen Bergungskränen gehoben.
    The wreck was lifted with specifically designed salvage cranes.
  2. (colloquial) on purpose
    Das hab ich doch nich’ extra gemacht!
    I didn't do that on purpose!
  3. (colloquial) aside, apart, separately
    Können Sie mir die Fritten und die Wurst extra abpacken?
    Could you wrap the fries and the sausage separately?
  4. (colloquial) particularly, very
    Vorsicht! Der Tee is’ extra heiß!
    Be careful! The tea is extra hot!

Usage notesEdit

In the sense of “specifically”, extra has entered the standard language and is now frequently seen in writing. The other senses remain colloquial.

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IdoEdit

AdjectiveEdit

extra

  1. extra

ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

extra (invariable)

  1. extra
  2. select (best quality)

NounEdit

extra m (invariable)

  1. extra (something additional)

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From exter. Corresponds to Proto-Indo-European *h₁eǵʰs-tro- (compare *h₁eǵʰs-ter, from *h₁eǵʰs). Compare Welsh eithr.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

PrepositionEdit

extrā

  1. (with accusative) outside of
  2. (with accusative) beyond

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SpanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

extra m, f (plural extras)

  1. additional, extra
  2. superior
  3. extraordinary

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SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

extra

  1. extra

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AdverbEdit

extra

  1. extra