superior

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Adjective[change]

Positive
superior

Comparative
more superior

Superlative
most superior

  1. If X is superior to Y, X is better than Y.
  2. (anatomy) If X is superior to Y, X is above Y in the body. (This might not be true if the person or animal is not standing.)

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Noun[change]

Singular
superior

Plural
superiors

  1. A person of higher rank or quality.
  2. The senior person in a monastic community.

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