above all
adverb Date: 14th century before every other consideration ; especially

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • above\ all — • above all (else) • first and last 1. adv. phr. above all (else) Of first or highest importance; most especially. Children need many things, but above all they need love. Syn.: first and last 2. adv. phr. (first and last) Most noticeably; all… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • above all — Above A*bove , prep. [OE. above, aboven, abuffe, AS. abufon; an (or on) on + be by + ufan upward; cf. Goth. uf under. [root]199. See {Over}.] 1. In or to a higher place; higher than; on or over the upper surface; over; opposed to {below} or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Above All — Above All  хэви метал группа из Великобритании. Первый дебютный альбом Domain увидел свет в 1996 году. Альбом был выпущен студией звукозаписи Roadrunner Records и был спродюсирован Alex Newport (Fudge Tunnel, Nailbomb). Тексты песен… …   Википедия

  • above all — (else) most importantly. He loved hunting, skiing, and above all, he loved his family …   New idioms dictionary

  • above all — above all, deactivate the alarm before attempting to open the door Syn: most importantly, before everything, beyond everything, first of all, most of all, chiefly, primarily, in the first place, first and foremost, mainly, principally,… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • above all — index a fortiori, particularly Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • above all — adverb 1. above and beyond all other consideration (Freq. 5) above all, you must be independent • Syn: ↑most importantly, ↑most especially 2. taking everything together she was first and last a scientist • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Above All — This article is about the British band. For other uses, see Above All (disambiguation). Above All is a British heavy metal band. They released their debut album Domain in 1996 on the Roadrunner Records label which was produced by Alex Newport… …   Wikipedia

  • above all — used for referring to something that is more important than any of the other things you could mention He will be remembered above all as a loving husband and family man. above all else: Above all else, the government must keep the promises it has …   English dictionary

  • above all — {adv. phr.} Of first or highest importance; most especially. * /Children need many things, but above all they need love./ Syn.: FIRST AND LAST …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • above all — {adv. phr.} Of first or highest importance; most especially. * /Children need many things, but above all they need love./ Syn.: FIRST AND LAST …   Dictionary of American idioms

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