Definitions for ultraˈʌl trə
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ul•traˈʌl trə(adj.; n.)(pl.)-tras.
(adj.)going beyond what is usual or ordinary; excessive; extreme.
(n.)an extremist, as in politics, religion, or fashion.
Origin of ultra:
1815–25; independent use of ultra -
a prefix occurring orig. in loanwords from Latin, with the basic meaning “on the far side of, beyond.” In relation to the base to which it is prefixed, ultra- has the senses “located beyond, on the far side of” (ultramontane; ultraviolet), “carrying to the furthest degree possible, on the fringe of” (ultraleft; ultramodern), “extremely” (ultralight); nouns to which it is added denote objects, properties, etc., that surpass customary norms, or instrumen
Origin of ultra-:
< L ultrā (adv. and prep.) on the far side (of), beyond
extremist, radical, ultra(adj)
(used of opinions and actions) far beyond the norm
"extremist political views"; "radical opinions on education"; "an ultra conservative"
An ultra-royalist in France.
Code name used by British codebreakers during World War 2 for decrypted information gained from the enemy.
Extreme; far beyond the norm.
going beyond others, or beyond due limit; extreme; fanatical; uncompromising; as, an ultra reformer; ultra measures
one who advocates extreme measures; an ultraist; an extremist; a radical
Translations for ultra
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
beyond, as in ultraviolet .
- فَوق، ما وَراءArabic
- ultraPortuguese (BR)
- υπερ- (ως β΄ συνθ.)Greek
- ultra-... ultravioletFrench
- עַל-, אוּלטרָה-Hebrew
- 초(超)…, 한외(限外)…의 뜻Korean
- بی حدPashto
- (前綴)超，在...之外Chinese (Trad.)
- над-, ультра-Ukrainian
- siêu cựcVietnamese
- （前缀）超….（表示`极端，过度`之义）Chinese (Simp.)
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