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English definition of “plus”


used to say that one amount or number is being added to another: The apartment costs $900 a month, plus $100 for the parking space. You will get twenty-five days paid leave per year, plus bank holidays. He will be asked to repay the damages and costs awarded plus interest.
and also: Most campsites have shower facilities, plus a small store and cafe where you can stock up on supplies. → Compare minus
plus or minus sth used to say that the number stated may be more or less by a particular amount: The survey's margin of error is plus or minus three percentage points.
(Definition of plus preposition from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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