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suffix

noun [C] uk   /ˈsʌf.ɪks/ us  
B2 a letter or group of letters added at the end of a word to make a new word: The suffix "-ness" added to the end of the word "sweet" forms the word "sweetness", changing an adjective into a noun.
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in Korean 접미사…
in Arabic لاحِقة…
in French suffixe…
in Turkish son ek…
in Italian suffisso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 後綴,詞尾…
in Russian суффикс…
in Polish przyrostek…
in Spanish sufijo…
in Portuguese sufixo…
in German das Suffix…
in Catalan sufix…
in Japanese (文法)接尾辞(-lyなど)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 后缀,词尾…
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