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plus

preposition  /plʌs/ ( symbol +) us  

plus preposition (ADDITION)

added to, or and in addition: Six plus four is ten. That will be $16.99, plus tax.

plus

noun [C]  /plʌs/ ( plural pluses or plusses) us  

plus noun [C] (ADVANTAGE)

an advantage or a good feature: Your teaching experience will be a plus in this job.

plus

conjunction  /plʌs/ us  

plus conjunction (ADDITION)

and also: The four of us, plus my son’s girlfriend, went out to dinner.

plus

adjective [not gradable]  /plʌs/ ( symbol +) us  

plus adjective [not gradable] (ADDITION)

A mark such as B-plus (B+) or C-plus (C+) given to a student’s work means that the work is slightly better than if it were given the B or C mark.
Translations of “plus”
in Korean 더하기, 더욱이, 게다가…
in Arabic زائد, أيْضًا…
in French plus…
in Turkish artı, ilaveten, artı olarak…
in Italian più, in più…
in Chinese (Traditional) 加,加上…
in Russian плюс, а также, вдобавок…
in Polish plus, oraz…
in Spanish más…
in Portuguese mais, além…
in German plus…
in Catalan més, a més de…
in Japanese ~を足して, ~に加えて…
in Chinese (Simplified) 加,加上…
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