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English definition of “superior”


adjective (HIGHER)    /suːˈpɪə.ri.ər/ US  /-ˈpɪr.i.ɚ/
higher in rank or social position than others: The soldier was reported to his superior officer for failing in his duties.Position and status in groups and organizationsImportant people and describing important peopleFamous peopleWealthy people specialized medical closer to the head, further from the feet: The head is superior to the shoulder.
(Definition of superior adjective (HIGHER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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