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sur



Pronunciation: (sûr), [key]
prep. Law.
upon; on the basis of: sur mortgage.

Sur



Pronunciation: (soor), [key]
n.
a town in S Lebanon, on the Mediterranean Sea: site of ancient port of Tyre.

sur-




a prefix meaning “over, above,” “in addition,” occurring mainly in loanwords from French and partial calques of French words: surcharge; surname; surrender; survive. Cf. super-.

sur-




var. of sub- before r: surrogate.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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