Meaning of “addendum” in the English Dictionary

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"addendum" in British English

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addendumnoun [ C ]

uk /əˈden.dəm/ us /əˈden.dəm/ plural addenda uk /əˈden.də/ us specialized

Examples from literature

  • By your kind permission I shall tell it with that addendum. 
  • If they are consigned to the realm of addenda they will be read by very few, and studied by fewer. 
  • Slight textual changes, however, or casual addenda, are not indicated, unless they are sufficiently important. 
  • The good actions are usually spoiled by some selfish addendum which explains and at the same time debases them. 

(Definition of “addendum” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"addendum" in Business English

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addendumnoun [ C ]

/əˈdendəm/ uk us plural addenda

extra information added at the end of a report, letter, contract, etc.:

an addendum to sth An addendum to the contract stated that the buyer would be responsible for all transportation costs.

(Definition of “addendum” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)