add·​ed | \ ˈa-dəd How to pronounce added (audio) \

Definition of added

: existing or occurring as an increase or addition : additional, further an issue that has gained added importance in recent months an added attraction/advantage providing added value

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Most Americans consume more added sugar, saturated fat and sodium – and fewer servings of fruits and vegetables – than nutritionists recommend. Anya Samek, The Conversation, "Selecting groceries ahead of time helps some shoppers make healthier choices," 10 July 2019 But digging into Spotify’s privacy policy revealed how the feature provided an added benefit for the company. Xavier Harding, Fortune, "Spotify's Pre-Save Feature Gives Record Labels User Data, Account Access," 28 June 2019 And next week, BART’s board will vote on fares for the added stops: A one-way ticket from Embarcadero to Berryessa would probably cost $7.75, or $15.50 round trip. Rachel Swan,, "BART ready to test Silicon Valley extension, preparing to open it by year’s end," 6 June 2019 The project comes with an added benefit: The companies will develop the electric motors of the future based on a new BMW (BMWYY) drive unit that does not require rare earth minerals, the vast majority of which are produced in China. Charles Riley, CNN, "BMW and Jaguar Land Rover won't need China's rare earths for their new electric engines," 5 June 2019 Also double check your hotel bill for any added service charges. Leena Kim, Town & Country, "The Right Way to Tip All Over the World," 22 May 2019 Despite its low price, SanDisk’s Ultra Flair drive has an all-metal enclosure for added durability and still comes with a five-year warranty. Don Melanson, Popular Mechanics, "Best USB Flash Drives for Storage on the Go," 26 Mar. 2019 The number one source of added sugar in the U.S. is beverages, which also do very little by way of satiety. Jaclyn London, Ms, Rd, Cdn, Good Housekeeping, "Is Sugar Bad for You? Here's What You Need to Know," 26 Mar. 2019 Exterior Wood Primer & Undercoat dries to a more flexible finish to allow the wood to expand and contract, while added breathability keeps moisture from getting trapped inside the wood, which can cause the paint to blister and bubble. Emma Bazilian, House Beautiful, "Ready For A Paint Makeover? Here's What You Need To Know About Primer," 16 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of added

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for added

from past participle of add

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