from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Outside; beyond: extraterritorial.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- outside, beyond.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A Latin preposition, denoting beyond, outside of; -- often used in composition as a prefix signifying outside of, beyond, besides, or in addition to what is denoted by the word to which it is prefixed.
The worst thing about this ongoing kerfuffle over superinjunctions is that it keeps forcing me to contemplate the extra- curricular activity of men who kick balls around lawns for a living.
Follow extra- with a hyphen when it is part of a compound modifier describing a condition beyond the usual size, extent or degree:
Do not use a hyphen when extra- means outside of unless the prefix is followed by a word beginning with a or a capitalized word:
Mr. Morgan was farther away than the cabin, but Charlie had made his length of rope extra-long.
Marseille Fos, Europe's fifth-biggest port and the world's third-largest crude oil terminal, will begin operating extra- long 850-meter container trains to Valenton in the suburbs of Paris next year.
Wang made $382,519 in 2010, including overtime and extra- duty compensation.
Most of them here come with Korean and you have to buy -pay extra- Windows in English.
Valerio Mezzanotti for The New York Times From left: CÉLINE, an asymmetrical wool coat over a turtleneck and slim two-tone trousers; YOHJI YAMAMOTO, an asymmetrical dress in wool flannel, the back sheer to the waist; HAIDER ACKERMANN, a cutaway satin jacket and extra- wide belt over tapered satin pants.
But while cheerleading is embedded in the US curriculum, it's only slowly making an impact in the UK, with over a third of British schools currently offering the activity as an extra- curricular part of the PE syllabus.
Super-injunctions bar U.K. media from writing about extra- marital affairs or identifying celebrities involved.
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