Ne Plus Ultra Definition

nē plŭs ŭltrə, nā plo͝os o͝olträ
noun
The ultimate; esp., the finest, best, most perfect, etc.
Webster's New World
The highest point, as of excellence or achievement; the ultimate.
American Heritage
The most profound degree, as of a condition or quality.
American Heritage
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Other Word Forms of Ne Plus Ultra

Noun

Singular:
ne plus ultra
Plural:
ne plus ultras

Origin of Ne Plus Ultra

  • Latin nē plūs ultrā (go) no more beyond (this point) no plūs more ultrā beyond

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin nÄ“ (“not") plÅ«s (“more") ultrā (“beyond")

    From Wiktionary

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