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English definition of “tower above/over sth”

tower above/over sth

verb [I usually + adv/prep] uk phrasal verb with tower   /taʊər/ us    /taʊɚ/
to be much bigger and more successful than another thing of the same type: One computer manufacturer towers above all the rest.Surpassing in quality or number
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