Meaning of ADDITION in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ədɪʃ(ə)n ]

( additions)

Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.


You use in addition when you want to mention another item connected with the subject you are discussing.

Part-time English classes are offered. In addition, students can take classes in word-processing and computing...

There’s a postage and packing fee in addition to the repair charge.

PHRASE : PHR with cl , oft PHR to n


An addition to something is a thing which is added to it.

This is a fine book; a worthy addition to the Cambridge Encyclopedia series...

N-COUNT : usu with supp , oft N to n


The addition of something is the fact that it is added to something else.

It was completely refurbished in 1987, with the addition of a picnic site.

≠ removal

N-UNCOUNT : the N of n


Addition is the process of calculating the total of two or more numbers.

...simple addition and subtraction problems.


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