superior

superior
su'piəriə 1. adjective
1) ((often with to) higher in rank, better, or greater, than: Is a captain superior to a commander in the navy?; With his superior strength he managed to overwhelm his opponent.) overordnet; overlegen
2) (high, or above the average, in quality: superior workmanship.) høy(ere), overlegen, ekstra god
3) ((of a person or his attitude) contemptuous or disdainful: a superior smile.) overlegen
2. noun
(a person who is better than, or higher in rank than, another or others: The servant was dismissed for being rude to her superiors.) overordnet
I
subst. \/sʊˈpɪərɪə\/, \/sjʊˈpɪərɪə\/
1) overordnet, formann
2) (overført) overmann
3) abbed
4) (typografi) hevet tegn
be one's superior være bedre enn noen, være noen overlegen
Mother Superior semother
II
adj. \/sʊˈpɪərɪə\/, \/sjʊˈpɪərɪə\/
1) overordnet, høyere i rang
2) (om egenskap) overlegen
she was a girl of superior intelligence
hun var mer intelligent enn de fleste
3) bedre, større
4) (om kvalitet) utmerket, utsøkt, førsteklasses
5) (om holdning, mine) overlegen, hovmodig
he was offended by the leaders' superior attitude
han ble støtt av sjefenes overlegne holdning
6) (spes. naturvitenskap) øvre, over-, høyere
7) (typografi) hevet
8) (om planeters bane i forhold til jordens) utenom-
rise superior to all obstacles overvinne alle hindringer
superior numbers senumber, 1
the superior ranks (militærvesen) serank, 1
superior to hevet over, bedre enn
he felt quite superior to his sister
han følte seg høyt hevet over sin søster uimottakelig for
she is superior to flattery
hun er uimottakelig for smiger

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