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English definition of “beneath”

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
(Definition of beneath from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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