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Meaning of “beyond” - Learner’s Dictionary

beyond

preposition     /biˈjɒnd/
DISTANCE
B1 on the other side of something: Our house is just beyond the bridge.Ahead, in front and beyond
TIME
B1 continuing after a particular time or date: A lot of people now live beyond the age of 80.Before, after and alreadyAfter and behind
beyond belief/repair/recognition, etc
B2 impossible to believe/repair/recognize, etc: Steven had changed beyond all recognition.Impossible and improbable
NOT UNDERSTAND informal
If something is beyond you, you cannot understand it: Computer studies is completely beyond me. It's beyond me why anyone would want to buy that house.Understanding and comprehending
EXCEPT
except for: She said very little beyond the occasional 'yes' and 'no'.Excluding
INVOLVING OTHERS
involving or affecting other things or people than the ones you have talked about: You should try to develop interests beyond the family.Also, extra, and in addition
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