Meaning of COMPLEMENTARY in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ kɒmplɪmentri ]
Complementary things are different from each other but make a good combination. ( FORMAL )
To improve the quality of life through work, two complementary strategies are necessary...
He has done experiments complementary to those of Eigen.
ADJ : usu ADJ n , also v-link ADJ to n
...the complementarity between public and private authorities.
Complementary medicine refers to ways of treating patients which are different from the ones used by most Western doctors, for example acupuncture and homoeopathy.
...combining orthodox treatment with a wide range of complementary therapies.
≠ orthodox, conventional
ADJ : ADJ n
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006