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supplement

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1 something added (as by growth)
  • this new rule restricting e-mail to job-related activity is only a supplement to the preexisting policy regarding personal use of company resources

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2 something that serves to complete or make up for a deficiency in something else
  • recommends taking a vitamin C supplement to prevent colds

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3 a part added at the end of a book or periodical
  • a supplement containing biographical articles on women who had died since the publication of the original three-volume encyclopedia

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

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“Supplement.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/supplement. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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