at an earlier place
Used to indicate that the current citation is from the same source as the previous one.
over; above; before; also, beyond; besides; -- much used as a prefix
Origin: [L.; akin to super. See Super-.]
Supra is an academic and legal citation signal used when a writer desires to refer a reader to an earlier-cited authority. For example, an author wanting to refer to a source in his or her third footnote would cite: See supra note 3. Or for text in that note: See supra text accompanying note 3. Supra can also be used to provide a short form citation to an earlier authority. For example: ⁕Stephen J. Legatzke, Note, The Equitable Recoupment Doctrine in United States v. Dalm: Where's the Equity, 10 Va. Tax Rev. 861. ⁕Legatzke, supra at 862. In this example, the second citation refers the reader to page 862 in the journal in which the article by Legatzke appears. The use of supra should be done with care and only when the user fully understands its usage as it could be very confusing to readers if not used appropriately.
The numerical value of supra in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of supra in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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I made it clear back in 2006 that the European project was running out of steam, there was disappointment. I don't think the situation has fundamentally changed, on the contrary, yes it's right we are not very popular when we plead the case for Europe. You are no longer respected in your country if you insist that in the necessity of supra-national bodies.
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