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superfix

noun su·per·fix \ˈsü-pər-ˌfiks\

Definition of SUPERFIX

:  a morpheme consisting of a pattern of stress, intonation, or juncture features that are associated with the syllables of a word or phrase (as the distinctive stress patterns of the noun subject and the verb subject)

Origin of SUPERFIX

super- + -fix (as in prefix)
First Known Use: circa 1948

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