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extra

adjective uk   /ˈek.strə/ us  
A2 added to what is normal: If you need any extra help, just call me. Recently he's been working an extra two hours a day. The price includes travel and accommodation but meals are extra (= there is an additional charge for meals).

extra

adverb uk   /ˈek.strə/ us  
B1 more: They pay her extra to work nights. We agreed on a price but afterwards they wanted £10 extra. I worked extra hard (= more than usual) on that essay.

extra

noun [C] uk   /ˈek.strə/ us  

extra noun [C] (SOMETHING MORE)

B1 something that you can get with something else if you pay a little more money: A sunroof is an optional extra on this model of the car.

extra noun [C] (FILMS)

C1 a person in a film who does not have a speaking part and who is usually part of the scene, for example, in a crowd

extra noun [C] (CRICKET)

In cricket, an extra is a point given to one team if the other team makes an illegal mistake when bowling.
(Definition of extra adjective, adverb, noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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