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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).Also, extra, and in addition

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.Also, extra, and in addition

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.Also, extra, and in addition

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 crowdCinema - general wordsActors and performers

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.CricketGeneral terms used in ball sportsAlso, extra, and in addition
(Definition of extra adjective, adverb, noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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