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supplementary

adjective

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1 available to supply something extra when needed
  • the teacher's edition of the textbook comes with a lot of supplementary material

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2 related to each other in such a way that one completes the other
  • regards theology and philosophy as supplementary fields of study

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The first known use of supplementary was in 1667

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supplemental

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supplementation

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“Supplementary.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/supplementary. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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