Definition of additional
: more than is usual or expected : added additional information
Examples of additional in a Sentence
Larger windows will require additional work, but the additional light they will provide may be worth the extra trouble.
there turned out to be additional reasons for her unauthorized absence
Recent Examples of additional from the Web
For one, Saudi Arabia has a policy that 50 percent of its military purchases will be local, meaning that defense contractors that are part of the arms sales will face additional pressure to locate jobs in the kingdom.
Anyone who doesn’t already own a team will have to pay an additional $3 million fee that will go toward existing teams who get shut out of the new league.
THE RUSSIAN INVESTIGATION: -- Congress is investigating whether Jeff Sessions had an additional private meeting with Russia's ambassador to the United States last year during the presidential race.
While state officials rated San Diego’s proposal as the most worthy of all applicants, that doesn’t entitle them to additional money.
The Pentagon has pushed for additional installations and plans to have eight more by the end of the year.
The governor moved to a different AOL account with additional security measures, but has since stopped using the new personal account since he was sworn-in as vice president, Lotter previously said.
Since then, the retailer has been trying to negotiate reductions in rent at some additional stores.
Five of the remaining 22 ships have taken on the additional duty of ballistic missile defense, armed with an advanced version of Aegis and SM-3 Block IA missile interceptors.
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Origin and Etymology of additional
First Known Use: 1563
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Definition of additional for English Language Learners
: more than is usual or expected
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