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Overview of adj ulterior

The adj ulterior has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. subterranean, subterraneous, ulterior

(lying beyond what is openly revealed or avowed (especially being kept in the background or deliberately concealed); "subterranean motives for murder"; "looked too closely for an ulterior purpose in all knowledge"- Bertrand Russell)

2. ulterior

(beyond or outside an area of immediate interest; remote; "a suggestion ulterior to the present discussion"; "without...any purpose, immediate or ulterior"- G.B.Shaw)

3. later, ulterior, posterior

(coming at a subsequent time or stage; "without ulterior argument"; "the mood posterior to") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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