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Significado de “above” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "above" - Diccionario Inglés

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aboveadverb, preposition

uk   /əˈbʌv/  us   /əˈbʌv/
  • above adverb, preposition (HIGHER POSITION)

A1 in or to a ​higherposition than something ​else: There's a ​mirror above the ​sink. He ​waved the ​letterexcitedly above his ​head. She's ​rented a ​room above a ​shop. Her ​name comes above mine on the ​list. The ​helicopter was ​hovering above the ​building. It's on the ​shelf just above ​yourhead. A ​crack had ​started to ​appear just above the ​light on the ​ceiling.

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  • above adverb, preposition (MORE)

A2 more than an ​amount or ​level: It says on the ​box it's for ​childrenaged three and above. Rates of ​pay are above average. Temperatures ​rarelyrise above zero in ​winter. She ​values her ​job above her ​family. They ​valuetheirfreedom above (and beyond) all ​else.
above all
B1 most ​importantly: Above all, I'd like to ​thank my ​family. Above all, I'd say I ​valuekindness.

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  • above adverb, preposition (RANK)

in a more ​important or ​advancedposition than someone ​else: Sally's a ​grade above me.

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aboveadverb, adjective

uk   /əˈbʌv/  us   /əˈbʌv/
  • above adverb, adjective (ON PAGE)

B1 When used in a ​piece of writing, "above" ​meanshigher on the ​page, or on a ​previouspage: Please ​send the ​articles to the ​address given above. The ​letter was ​sent to the above ​address.
the above
all the ​people or things ​listedearlier: All of the above should be ​invited. Once we've ​finished all of the above we can ​start on the next ​project.

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

Significado de "above" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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aboveadverb, preposition

 us   /əˈbʌv/
higher than, more than, or at a ​levelgreater than: The ​helicopter was ​hovering above the ​building. Temperatures here ​rarelyrise above ​freezing in ​winter. Our ​wages are above ​average. I could ​hardlyhear him above the ​blare of the ​music.
In writing, above can ​mean as ​statedhigher up on this ​page or on a ​previouspage: Refer to the ​diagramshown above.
To be above doing something is to ​consider yourself too ​important or too ​moral to do it: He’s not above ​lying to ​protect himself.
Idioms

aboveplural noun

 us   /əˈbʌv/
those ​mentionedearlier: All of the above are to be ​included.
(Definition of above from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“above” in American English

There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
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April 27, 2016
by Liz Walter If you are a learner of English and you are confused about the words there, their and they’re, let me reassure you: many, many people with English as their first language share your problem! You only have to take a look at the ‘comments’ sections on the website of, for example, a popular

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