Meaning of COMPLEMENTARY in English
[adjective]My family and my job both play an important part in my life, fulfilling separate but complementary needs.A producer of disposable nappies could offer people who buy its product a discount on complementary products such as talcum powder and baby-wipes.Petrol stations offer a range of complementary services, selling food, flowers and everything you need while on the road.Complementary angles are two angles which add up to 90° when they are put together.Complementary medicine is a wide range of treatments for medical conditions and mental problems which people use as an alternative to ordinary medicine.Acupuncture, reflexology and homeopathy are all forms of complementary medicine.
Cambridge English vocab. Кембриджский английский словарь. 2012