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beneath

adverb, preposition
 
 
/bɪˈniːθ/
UNDER B1 under something, or in a lower position than something: He hid the letter beneath a pile of papers. She looked out of the window at the children playing beneath.Under and below
NOT GOOD ENOUGH If someone or something is beneath you, you think they are not good enough for you: He thinks housework is beneath him.Showing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting
Translations of “beneath”
in Korean 밑에…
in Arabic تَحت…
in Portuguese debaixo, abaixo de…
in Catalan sota…
in Japanese ~の下に…
in Italian sotto, sotto di…
in Chinese (Traditional) 在下面…
in Russian под, внизу, ниже…
in Turkish altında, alt tarafta, aşağıda…
in Chinese (Simplified) 在下面…
in Polish pod, poniżej, poniżej godności…
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