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supplementary

adjective sup·ple·men·ta·ry \ˌsə-plə-ˈmen-tə-rē, -ˈmen-trē\

Definition of SUPPLEMENTARY

1
:  added or serving as a supplement :  additional <supplementary reading>
2
:  being or relating to a supplement or a supplementary angle

Examples of SUPPLEMENTARY

  1. a list of supplementary material for the class
  2. <the teacher's edition of the textbook comes with a lot of supplementary material>

First Known Use of SUPPLEMENTARY

1667
SUPPLEMENTARY Defined for Kids

supplementary

adjective sup·ple·men·ta·ry \ˌsə-plə-ˈmen-tə-rē\

Definition of SUPPLEMENTARY for Kids

:  added to something else :  additional <supplementary income>
Medical Dictionary

supplementary

adjective sup·ple·men·ta·ry \ˌsəp-lə-ˈment-ə-rē, -ˈmen-trē\

Medical Definition of SUPPLEMENTARY

:  added or serving as a supplement <supplementary vitamins>

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