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Borrowed from Latin ultrā (beyond).

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ultra-

  1. Greater than normal quantity or importance, as in ultrasecret.
  2. Beyond, on the far side of, as in ultraviolet.
  3. Beyond, outside of, as in ultrasonic.
  4. Excessively, to an extreme, as in ultramicroscopic, ultra-careful.
    • 2013 May 17, George Monbiot, “Money just makes the rich suffer”, in The Guardian Weekly[1], volume 188, number 23, page 19:
      In order to grant the rich these pleasures, the social contract is reconfigured. […]  The public realm is privatised, the regulations restraining the ultra-wealthy and the companies they control are abandoned, and Edwardian levels of inequality are almost fetishised.

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin ultrā (beyond).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ultra-/, [ˈultˢʁ̥ɑˈ-], [ˈultˢʁ̥ɑˌ-]

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ultra-

  1. ultra- (beyond, on the far side of; beyond, outside of)
  2. (informal) ultra- (greater than normal quantity or importance, excessively, to an extreme)

DutchEdit

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Borrowed from Latin ultrā (beyond).

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ultra-

  1. ultra- (beyond, on the far side of; beyond, outside of)

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ultra-

  1. ultra-

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ItalianEdit

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From Latin ultrā (beyond).

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ultra-

  1. ultra-

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

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ultra-

  1. ultra- (as for English)

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ultra-

  1. ultra- (as for English)

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ultrā.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈultɾa/, [ˈul̪t̪ɾa]

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ultra-

  1. ultra-

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