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"affix" in British English

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affixverb [T]

uk   us   /əˈfɪks/ formal

affixnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈæf.ɪks/
a ​letter or ​group of ​lettersadded to the ​beginning or end of a word to make a new word: The affixes ​un- and -less are often used to make ​negative words, such as "​unhappy" and "​careless".
(Definition of affix from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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affixverb [T]

 us   /əˈfɪks, æ-/ fml
to ​attach, ​add, or ​join one thing to another: The ​sticker must be affixed to ​yourwindshield.

affixnoun [C]

 /ˈæf·ɪks/
grammar a ​letter or ​lettersadded at the ​beginning or end of a word to make a new word
(Definition of affix from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “affix”
in Spanish pegar, fijar…
in Vietnamese dán…
in Malaysian menampal…
in Thai ติด, ผูก…
in French apposer…
in German befestigen, anbringen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使固定, 附上, 粘上…
in Turkish kelimelerin önüne veya sonuna getirilen ekler, ek…
in Russian аффикс…
in Indonesian memasang, membubuhkan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使固定, 附上, 黏上…
in Polish przyrostek…
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