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English definition of “super-”

super-

prefix (MORE THAN USUAL)    /suː.pər-/ US  /-pɚ-/
larger , more effective , more powerful , or more successful than usual ; very or more than usually: a supercomputer a supermodel the super-rich superfine stockings Extremely good
(Definition of super- prefix (MORE THAN USUAL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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