Export/Transit Project. HM Customs & Revenue Glossary

* * *

I. extra ex‧tra 1 [ˈekstrə] adjective [only before a noun]
more than normal, or in addition to something else:

• We will be advertising for 200 extra staff.

• an extra 1% on National Insurance contributions

— extra adverb :

• They need to offer something extra to attract customers.

• The room is £45 a night, and Full English breakfast is £12 extra.

• Mr Chase paid extra for a room to himself.

  [m0] II. extra extra 2 noun [countable]
something which is added on, especially charges on a bill:

• Cruise control is available as an optional extra.

• Be clear about what you are paying for, as there may be hidden extras.

* * *

extra UK US /ˈekstrə/ adjective
more than or added to what is usual or what already exists: »

Without the extra help, campus leaders may face tough choices, such as whether to cut some programs.


extra cash/funding/money


extra compensation/income/pay


extra charge/expense/fee

go the extra mile — Cf. go the extra mile
extra UK US /ˈekstrə/ adverb
more than is usual or than exists already: »

The average family of four is spending anywhere from $7 to $10 extra a week on groceries alone, compared to a year ago.


I'm quite happy to pay extra if the quality is right.

extra UK US /ˈekstrə/ noun [C]
something that is added to what is usual, and that may cost more: »

Borrowers are already burdened with mortgage extras such as arrangement fees, legal bills, and life assurance cover.


The telephone call charges seem reasonable but there is the hidden extra of a £35 connection charge.


On average, £1,700 of optional extras are ordered on every car that leaves the plant.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

Игры ⚽ Поможем сделать НИР

Look at other dictionaries:

  • extra — extra …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • Extra- — Extra …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • extra — [ ɛkstra ] n. m. et adj. inv. • 1732 « jour extraordinaire auquel on tient l audience »; abrév. de extraordinaire I ♦ N. m. 1 ♦ Ce que l on fait d extraordinaire; chose ajoutée à ce qui est habituel. ⇒ supplément. S offrir un extra, des extras… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Extra — may refer to:Media* Extra (TV series), a US tabloid TV program * Extra (Australian TV series), a current affairs TV program * Extra! , a magazine * Extras (TV series), a British sitcom * Extras (novel), a novel in the Uglies series by Scott… …   Wikipedia

  • extra — 1. préfixe Préfixe qui signifie en dehors. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. extra, en dehors, et qui est pour extera, de l adjectif exterus, extérieur (voy. extérieur). extra 2. (èk stra) s. m. 1°   Terme familier. Ce que l on fait d extraordinaire. 2°   Ce… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • extra — Element de compunere care înseamnă: a) afară (de) , (în) afară , deosebit (de) şi care serveşte la formarea unor adjective; b) superior , ultra , foarte şi care serveşte la formarea unor adjective. ♢ (Folosit izolat) Vin extra. Mazăre extra. –… …   Dicționar Român

  • extra — adjetivo 1. Que es de mejor calidad de lo normal: gasolina extra, chocolate extra. Mi madre siempre compra café de calidad extra. 2. Que se da o se hace además de lo que es habitual: Se han jugado treinta minutos extra por la prórroga. Le ha… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • extra — 1. Como adjetivo significa ‘extraordinario’, en un doble sentido: ‘superior’, referido a calidad o a tamaño, y ‘adicional’. Es invariable en plural cuando significa ‘superior’, tanto en calidad (Yo solo uso aceites extra) como en tamaño (Los… …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • extra — [eks′trə] adj. [contr. < EXTRAORDINARY; also < L extra, additional, extra < extra, adv., more than, outside: see EXTRA ] 1. more, larger, or better than is expected, usual, or necessary; additional or superior 2. requiring payment of an… …   English World dictionary

  • extra- — pref. Elemento que designa fora, além, para fora.   ‣ Etimologia: latim extra, fora de, para fora de   • Nota: É seguido de hífen quando o segundo elemento começa por vogal, h, r ou s (ex.: extra axilar, extra escolar, extra humano, extra… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Extra — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda extras durante una pausa de rodaje Extra o figurante es aquel actor que aparece en las representaciones audiovisuales como figura de fondo. Generalmente no posee calificaciones artísticas, por lo que no realiza… …   Wikipedia Español

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”