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over and above

More than; beyond; in addition to. They demanded $2,000 over and above the initial asking price because they new demand was so high. Peanut butter is a wholesome food, but it will put you over and above your daily calorie limits in no time.
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over and above something

Fig. more than something; in addition to something. I'll need another twenty dollars over and above the amount you have already given me. You've been eating too much food over and above what is required for good nutrition. That's why you're gaining weight.
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over and above

In addition to, besides, as in Over and above travel expenses he was given a daily allowance. [Early 1500s]
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ˌover and aˈbove

in addition to something: Higher safety standards are needed over and above the ones already in place.He gets a big annual bonus, over and above his basic salary.
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over and above

In addition to: travel expenses over and above entertainment costs.
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