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extra

adjective, adverb [not gradable]  us   /ˈek·strə/
added, additional, or more than expected: Some students needed extra help. He’s been working an extra two hours a day. I bought some extra batteries.

extra

noun [C]  us   /ˈek·strə/
something that is added when you pay for goods or a service: We didn’t get any extras on our new car except for the CD player. An extra is also a person in a movie who does not have a speaking part and is usually in the background or in a crowd.
Translations of “extra”
in Arabic إِضافي…
in Korean 추가의…
in Malaysian tambahan…
in French supplémentaire…
in Turkish fazla, fazladan, ek…
in Italian extra, in più…
in Chinese (Traditional) 額外的, 附加的…
in Russian дополнительный…
in Polish dodatkowy…
in Vietnamese thêm…
in Spanish extra…
in Portuguese extra, a mais, adicional…
in Thai เป็นพิเศษ…
in German zusätzlich…
in Catalan extra, addicional…
in Japanese 余分な…
in Indonesian tambahan, ekstra…
in Chinese (Simplified) 额外的, 附加的…
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