adjective ad·di·tion·al \-ˈdish-nəl, -ˈdi-shə-nəl\

: more than is usual or expected

Full Definition of ADDITIONAL

:  existing by way of addition :  added <additional information>

Examples of ADDITIONAL

  1. Larger windows will require additional work, but the additional light they will provide may be worth the extra trouble.
  2. <there turned out to be additional reasons for her unauthorized absence>

First Known Use of ADDITIONAL

circa 1644
ADDITIONAL Defined for Kids


adjective ad·di·tion·al \ə-ˈdi-shə-nəl\

Definition of ADDITIONAL for Kids

:  1extra <We needed additional time to finish.>
ad·di·tion·al·ly \-ē\ adverb


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