1. preposition
1) (in a higher position than: a picture above the fireplace.) sobre
2) (greater than: The child's intelligence is above average.) acima de
3) (too good for: The police must be above suspicion.) acima de
2. adverb
1) (higher up: seen from above.) de cima
2) ((in a book etc) earlier or higher up on the page: See above.) acima
- above all
* * *
[əb'∧v] n 1 o alto, céu. 2 o acima mencionado, o acima escrito ou dito. the above is his opinion / o acima escrito é a opinião dele. in addition to all of the above, I must say that... / em acréscimo a todo o acima mencionado, devo dizer que... • adj acima mencionado, anteriormente escrito ou dito. for further information see the above passage / para informações complementares consulte o texto acima. the above remarks are concerned with this item / as observações anteriores dizem respeito a este item. • adv 1 acima, no alto, em cima. the sound was coming from the bedroom above / o som vinha do quarto de cima. our plane flew above the clouds / nosso avião voava acima das nuvens. 2 anteriormente (citado ou dito). the facts mentioned above / os fatos mencionados acima. 3 em lugar mais alto. those are the hills above Rome / aquelas são as colinas no alto de Roma. • prep 1 sobre, acima, por cima. she lived on the first floor above a night club / ela morava no primeiro andar acima de uma boate. the police officer ought to be above suspicion / o policial devia estar acima de suspeita. 2 superior. he is above his brother / ele é superior a seu irmão. 3 mais que. the show is allowed to children above the age of ten years / o espetáculo é permitido para crianças com mais de dez anos. 4 além de. he is above criticism / ele está além da crítica. it is above me / isso está além da minha compreensão. above all sobretudo, mais importante de tudo. above all things antes de tudo. above-board a) claro, franco, honesto, correto. b) francamente, honestamente, corretamente. above-ground a) vivo, na terra. b) acima do solo. above-mentioned supracitado, supradito, acima mencionado. above par Econ acima do valor, com ágio. above praise acima de louvor. above the average acima da média. from above de cima. I am above myself eu estou fora de mim (de alegria, de raiva). over and above além disto. to be above nothing considerar nada indigno demais.

English-Portuguese dictionary. 2013.


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