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

Definition of additional

  1. :  more than is usual or expected :  added additional information

Examples of additional in a sentence

  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>

Origin and Etymology of additional

see addition


First Known Use: 1563


ADDITIONAL Defined for English Language Learners

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

Definition of additional for English Language Learners

  • : more than is usual or expected


ADDITIONAL Defined for Kids

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

Definition of additional for Students

  1. :  1extra We needed additional time to finish.

additionally

\-ē\ adverb


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