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"super" in American English

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superadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈsu·pər/ infml
excellent; ​extremely good: She’s done a super ​job and ​deserves to be ​promoted. Your new ​haircutlooks super.

supernoun [C]

 us   /ˈsu·pər/
  • super noun [C] (PERSON)

short form ofsuperintendent

superadverb [not gradable]

 us   /ˈsu·pər/ infml
very; ​extremely: Todd’s a super ​niceguy.
(Definition of super from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"super" in British English

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superadjective

uk   /ˈsuː.pər/  us   /ˈsuː.pɚ/ old-fashioned informal

superadverb

/ˈsuː.pər/  us /ˈsuː.pɚ/
informal especially; very: They were super ​helpful when I was having ​problems.

supernoun

uk   /ˈsuː.pər/  us   /ˈsuː.pɚ/

super-prefix

uk   /suː.pər-/  us   /suː.pɚ-/
(Definition of super from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"super-" in Business English

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super-prefix

uk   us   /suːpər-/
used before adjectives and nouns to ​mean "extremely" or "very large": Supercomputers have ​computed pi to more than a ​trilliondecimalplaces, looking always for a ​pattern to ​unlock its mystery. The super-rich are getting super-richer.
(Definition of super- from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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