additional

adjective ad·di·tion·al \ -ˈdish-nəl , -ˈdi-shə-nᵊl \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of additional

: 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

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Origin and Etymology of additional


ADDITIONAL Defined for English Language Learners

additional

adjective

Definition of additional for English Language Learners

  • : more than is usual or expected


ADDITIONAL Defined for Kids

additional

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

Definition of additional for Students

: 1extra
  • We needed additional time to finish.

additionally

\\ adverb


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