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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
superior /sju:'piəriə/
  • tính từ
    • cao, cao cấp
      • superior officer: sĩ quan cao cấp
    • ở trên
      • superior letters: chữ in trên dòng
    • khá hơn, nhiều hơn
      • by superior wisdom: do khôn ngoan hơn
      • to be superior in speed to any other machine: về tốc độ thì nhanh hơn bất cứ một máy nào khác
      • to be overcome by superior numbers: bị thua vì số quân (địch) nhiều hơn
    • tốt, giỏi
      • made of superior leather: làm bằng loại da tốt
      • the superior persons: những người giỏi
    • hợm hĩnh, trịch thượng
      • a superior air: dáng hợm hĩnh
    • (thực vật học) thượng, trên
      • superior ovary: bầu thượng
    • to rise superior to glory
      • danh vọng không làm sờn lòng được
    • superior to bribery
      • không thể mua chuộc được
  • danh từ
    • người cấp trên
    • người giỏi hơn, người khá hơn
      • to have no superior in courage: không ai can đảm bằng
    • trưởng tu viện
      • Father Superior: cha trưởng viện, cha bề trên
Concise Dictionary
superiorsnoun
+one of greater rank or station or quality
+the head of a religious community
+a combatant who is able to defeat rivals
+the largest freshwater lake in the world; the deepest of the Great Lakes
+a town in northwest Wisconsin on Lake Superior across from Duluth
+a character or symbol set or printed or written above and immediately to one side of another character
adj.
+of high or superior quality or performance
+of or characteristic of high rank or importance
+(sometimes followed by `to') not subject to or influenced by
+written or printed above and to one side of another character
+having an orbit farther from the sun than the Earth's orbit
+having a higher rank
+(often followed by `to') above being affected or influenced by

Thesaurus Dictionary
adj.
1 higher, higher-ranking, higher-level, higher-class, higher-calibre, upper, upper-level, upper-class, loftier, nobler, better; of a higher order or status or standing, Colloq classier, tonier:
He was reported to his superior officer.
2 high-class, elevated, first-rate, distinguished, exceptional, excellent, preferred, choice, select, élitist, outstanding, superlative, matchless, unequalled, peerless, nonpareil, sterling, supreme, fine, noteworthy, notable, worthy, estimable:
Kenneth has had the benefit of a superior education.
3 See supercilious, above.
n.
4 See supervisor, below.
superiority
n.
1 ascendancy, pre-eminence, supremacy, leadership, lead, dominance, predominance, primacy, hegemony:
Her superiority in the field is unchallenged.
2 excellence, greatness, peerlessness, matchlessness, inimitability, superlativeness, prominence, eminence, importance, distinction, prestige, renown:
All commented on the superiority of Mark's contribution.
Advanced English Dictionary
adjective, noun
+ adjective
1 ~ (to sb/sth) better in quality than sb/sth else; greater than sb/sth else: vastly superior + superior intelligence / strength / knowledge + This model is technically superior to its competitors. + Liverpool were clearly the superior team. + The enemy won because of their superior numbers.
Antonym: INFERIOR
2 ~ (to sb) higher in rank, importance or position: my superior officer + to have superior status + a superior court of law
Antonym: INFERIOR
3 (disapproving) showing by your behaviour that you think you are better than others: a superior air / manner / smile + He always looks so superior.
4 (used especially in advertisements) of very good quality; better than other similar things: superior apartments / wines
+ noun
1 a person of higher rank, status or position: your social superiors + He's my immediate superior (= the person directly above me). + I'm going to complain to your superiors.
Antonym: INFERIOR
2 used in titles for the head of a religious community: Mother Superior
Collocation Dictionary
noun

ADJ.

immediate
The form has to be signed by your immediate superior.
| social

VERB + SUPERIOR

report sb/sth to
She threatened to report the assistant to his superiors.

adj

VERBS

be, look, seem | become | make sth
What is it that makes this technique superior?
| consider sth, see sth as
I don't see either product as superior to the other.

ADV.

clearly, distinctly, far, greatly, markedly, vastly
The new products are far superior to the old ones. They defeated a greatly superior Roman army.
| altogether, infinitely, wholly
The house was altogether superior to the kind of thing most men of Adam's age could aspire to.
| rather, slightly, somewhat | inherently, intrinsically, naturally | supposedly | undoubtedly | numerically
the numerically superior (= larger in numbers)British forces
| economically, educationally, intellectually, morally, socially, technically

PREP.

in
a microwave that is vastly superior in design to all other models
| to
She felt socially superior to most of her neighbours.


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