transcend Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"transcend" in British English

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transcendverb [T]

uk   us   /trænˈsend/ formal
to go ​further, ​rise above, or be more ​important or ​better than something, ​especially a ​limit: The ​bestfilms are those which transcend ​national or ​culturalbarriers. The ​underlyingmessage of the ​film is that ​love transcends everything ​else.
(Definition of transcend from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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transcendverb [T]

 us   /trænˈsend/
to go beyond or ​rise above a ​limit, or be ​greater than something ​ordinary: The ​group makes ​music that transcends ​traditionalpopcategories.
(Definition of transcend from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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