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above preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (over)boven voorz.
 She hung a picture above the fireplace.
above preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (rank: superior to)hoger voorz.
 A general ranks above a colonel.
above advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (rank: superior)hoger bn
 This measure affects middle managers and above.
above adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (place: higher)erboven bn
Opmerking: Usually after a noun.
 Water was leaking from the floor above.
 
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above adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (aforementioned) (formeel)bovenstaand bn
  (formeel)reedsgenoemd bn
 The above examples demonstrate how common the problem is.
above advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (text: earlier)hierboven bw
 This event is described in more detail above.
above advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (quantity: greater)meer dan bw
  hoger bn
 This product should not be used at temperatures of thirty degrees and above.
above advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (theater: upstage)achterste gedeelte van het toneel
 Then she will come towards you from above.
above advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (zoology: dorsal)rug nw de
 Sea trout: grey above with black dots on dorsal fin, silvery below.
above advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in heaven)boven bw
 It was like a gift from the Lord above.
above nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (stated before)hierboven bw
  hiervoor bw
 This situation is more complex than stated above.
above nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (the top)boven bw
 These orders have come from above.
above preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in excess of)over bw
  meer dan bw
 Above three hundred people the hall begins to feel crowded.
above preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (morals)boven voorz.
 He's above lying about such things.
above preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (too complex for)boven voorz.
 All this talk of economics is above me.
above preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (north of)boven voorz.
  ten noorden van voorz.
 Oregon is just above California.
above preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (rather than)boven voorz.
 I prefer ice cream above chocolate.
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boven vz (locatie: hoger dan)above preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  over preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
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het hoofd boven water houden onoverg. uitdr. (nipt overleven) (figurative)keep your head above water v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
met kop en schouders uitsteken boven overg. uitdr. figuurlijk (veel beter zijn dan) (figurative)be head and shoulders above v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
uitsteken boven ww+vz figuurlijk (overtreffen, overstijgen) (figurative)tower above, rise above vi + prep
uitsteken boven ww+vz (hoger zijn dan)tower above, rise above vi + prep
uitstijgen boven ww+vz figuurlijk (overtreffen, overstijgen) (figurative)rise above, tower above vi + prep
vooral bw (zeker)particularly, especially advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  above all advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
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above all advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (more than anything)vooral, bovenal bw
 Above all, Louise wants to become a nurse.
above all,
above any other,
above all others
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(more than any other)het meest bw
 Peter is a clever, handsome and, above all, honest man.
above-mentioned adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." formal, written (cited previously)bovenvermeld, bovengenoemd, eerder genoemd, bovenstaand adj
  (formeel)vorenvermeld, voornoemd adj
head and shoulders above [sb/sth] exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." figurative (vastly superior to)met kop en schouders uitsteken boven frase
 George's essay was head and shoulders above those of the rest of the class.
 De essay van George stak met kop en schouders bovenuit de andere essays van de klas.
rise above [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] literal (be higher than)uitstijgen boven ww + vz
 Dawn occurs when the sun rises above the horizon.
rise above [sth/sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] figurative (be unaffected by) (figuurlijk)ontstijgen overg.ww
  (figuurlijk)boven staan vz+ww
 Prudence hoped she could rise above the petty gossip and narrow-minded behavior of those in the neighborhood.
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Collocatie: above the [stove, building, trees], [click, refer to, see] the above, the [stars, sky, heavens, Lord] above, meer...

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