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"appendix" in British English

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appendixnoun [C]

uk   us   /əˈpen.dɪks/

appendix noun [C] (BODY PART)

(plural appendixes) a ​small tube-shaped ​part that is ​joined to the intestines on the ​rightside of the ​body and has no use in ​humans: She had her appendix out (= ​medicallyremoved) last ​summer.

appendix noun [C] (BOOK PART)

(plural appendixes or appendices uk   /-dɪ.siːz/ us   ) a ​separatepart at the end of a ​book or ​magazine that gives ​extrainformation: There's an appendix at the end of the ​book with a ​list of ​dates.
(Definition of appendix from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"appendix" in American English

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appendixnoun [C]

 us   /əˈpen·dɪks/ (plural appendices  /əˈpen·dəˌsiz/ or appendixes  /əˈpen·dɪk·səz/ )

appendix noun [C] (BOOK PART)

writing a ​separatepart at the end of a ​book or ​report that gives ​additionalinformation: The appendix ​lists all the ​Olympicchampions.

appendix noun [C] (BODY PART)

a ​small, ​curvedpartattached to the intestines (= ​tube in the ​body in which ​food is ​digested) which has no ​known use
(Definition of appendix from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"appendix" in Business English

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appendixnoun [C]

uk   us   /əˈpendɪks/ (plural appendices)
a ​separatepart at the end of a ​report, ​legaldocument, ​book, etc. which gives ​extrainformation: an appendix to sth Financial ​projections are ​included in an appendix to the ​businessplan. For a ​list of ​committeemembers' ​names and ​contact details, see appendix B.
(Definition of appendix from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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