above

I 1. [ə'bʌv]
preposizione
1) (vertically higher) sopra, al di sopra di

to live above a shop — abitare sopra un negozio

your name is above mine on the list — il tuo nome è prima del mio nell'elenco

the hills above Monte Carlo — le colline sopra Monte Carlo

2) (north of)

above this latitude — oltre questa latitudine

3) (upstream of) a monte di
4) (morally)

she's above such petty behaviour — è al di sopra di un comportamento così meschino

they're not above cheating — non disdegnano di imbrogliare

5) (in preference to) più di

above all — soprattutto, più di tutto

above all else — più di tutto il resto o di ogni altra cosa

6) (superior in status, rank) superiore a, al di sopra di

he thinks he's above us — si crede superiore a noi

7) (greater than) al di sopra di, oltre

above average — al di sopra della media

above the limit — oltre il limite

to rise above — superare [limit, average]

8) (beyond)

above suspicion — al di sopra di ogni sospetto

9) (higher in pitch) più alto di
10) (over)

a shot was heard above the shouting — uno sparo sovrastò il grido

2.
avverbio
1) (higher up)

the apartment above — l'appartamento di sopra

the view from above — la vista dall'alto

2) (earlier in the text)

see above — vedi sopra

3) (more)

children of 12 and above — bambini di 12 anni e oltre

4) (in the sky)

look up at the stars above — guarda le stelle lassù (nel cielo)

••

to get above oneself — montarsi la testa

II 1. [ə'bʌv]
aggettivo

the above items — gli oggetti sunnominati o di cui sopra

2.
pronome

the above are all witnesses — i suddetti sono tutti testimoni

* * *
1. preposition
1) (in a higher position than: a picture above the fireplace.) sopra, al di sopra di
2) (greater than: The child's intelligence is above average.) superiore
3) (too good for: The police must be above suspicion.) al di sopra di
2. adverb
1) (higher up: seen from above.) sopra
2) ((in a book etc) earlier or higher up on the page: See above.) sopra
- above all
* * *
I 1. [ə'bʌv]
preposizione
1) (vertically higher) sopra, al di sopra di

to live above a shop — abitare sopra un negozio

your name is above mine on the list — il tuo nome è prima del mio nell'elenco

the hills above Monte Carlo — le colline sopra Monte Carlo

2) (north of)

above this latitude — oltre questa latitudine

3) (upstream of) a monte di
4) (morally)

she's above such petty behaviour — è al di sopra di un comportamento così meschino

they're not above cheating — non disdegnano di imbrogliare

5) (in preference to) più di

above all — soprattutto, più di tutto

above all else — più di tutto il resto o di ogni altra cosa

6) (superior in status, rank) superiore a, al di sopra di

he thinks he's above us — si crede superiore a noi

7) (greater than) al di sopra di, oltre

above average — al di sopra della media

above the limit — oltre il limite

to rise above — superare [limit, average]

8) (beyond)

above suspicion — al di sopra di ogni sospetto

9) (higher in pitch) più alto di
10) (over)

a shot was heard above the shouting — uno sparo sovrastò il grido

2.
avverbio
1) (higher up)

the apartment above — l'appartamento di sopra

the view from above — la vista dall'alto

2) (earlier in the text)

see above — vedi sopra

3) (more)

children of 12 and above — bambini di 12 anni e oltre

4) (in the sky)

look up at the stars above — guarda le stelle lassù (nel cielo)

••

to get above oneself — montarsi la testa

II 1. [ə'bʌv]
aggettivo

the above items — gli oggetti sunnominati o di cui sopra

2.
pronome

the above are all witnesses — i suddetti sono tutti testimoni


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