ultra-
prefix Etymology: Latin, from ultra beyond, adverb & preposition, from *ulter situated beyond — more at ulterior 1. beyond in space ; on the other side ; trans- <
ultraviolet
>
2. beyond the range or limits of ; transcending ; super- <
ultramicroscopic
>
3. beyond what is ordinary, proper, or moderate ; excessively ; extremely <
ultramodern
>

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