over and above


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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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over and above

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