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"beyond" in British English

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beyondpreposition, adverb

uk   /biˈjɒnd/ us   /biˈjɑːnd/
  • beyond preposition, adverb (FURTHER AWAY)

B1 further away in the distance (than something): In the distance, beyond the river, was a small town. From the top of the hill we could see our house and the woods beyond.

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  • beyond preposition, adverb (OUTSIDE A LIMIT)

B1 outside or after (a stated limit): Few people live beyond the age of a hundred. We cannot allow the work to continue beyond the end of the year. I've got nothing to tell you beyond (= in addition to) what I told you earlier. The repercussions will be felt throughout the industry and beyond (= in other areas). Tonight's performance has been cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control (= events that we are unable to deal with). She has always lived beyond her means (= spent more than she has earned).
beyond belief, repair, recognition, etc.
C2 too great or bad for anyone to believe, repair, recognize, etc.: His thoughtlessness is beyond belief. He survived the accident, but his car was damaged beyond repair.
beyond reasonable doubt UK US beyond a reasonable doubt
If a legal case or a person's guilt is proved beyond reasonable doubt, there is enough proof for the person accused of a crime to be judged guilty: Her guilt was established beyond reasonable doubt.

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(Definition of beyond from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"beyond" in American English

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beyondpreposition, adverb [not gradable]

us   /biˈɑnd/
farther away in the distance than something: Beyond the river was a small town. From the top of the hill we could see our house and the woods beyond.
outside or after a stated limit: Few people live beyond the age of a hundred. Beyond a certain level of tiredness, it is impossible to work productively. Tonight’s performance has been cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control.
Beyond also means more than: I’ve got nothing to tell you beyond what I said earlier. My job goes beyond teaching facts – my aim is to get children to think for themselves.
Beyond also means at a point where something could not be: She has changed beyond recognition. The car was damaged beyond repair.
(Definition of beyond from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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