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addition

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1 a smaller structure added to a main building
  • a new addition to the library providing space for an expanded video collection

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2 something added (as by growth)
  • the cache of old stamps I found in the discarded desk was a huge addition to my stamp collection

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3 the act or process of becoming greater in number
  • how do you account for the addition of more paint stains on your shirt after you put on a smock?

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The first known use of addition was in the 14th century

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adding up (to)

addition

additional

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“Addition.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/addition. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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