supplementary Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “supplementary” in the English Dictionary

"supplementary" in British English

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uk   /ˌsʌp.lɪˈmen.tər.i/  us   /-t̬ɚ-/

supplementary adjective (ANGLE)

specialized mathematics If an ​angle is supplementary to another ​angle, it ​forms180° when ​combined with it.

supplementary adjective (EXTRA)

C2 mainly UK (US usually supplemental) extra: a supplementary ​income
(Definition of supplementary from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"supplementary" in American English

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supplementaryadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˌsʌp·ləˈment·tə·ri, -ˈmen·tri/ (also supplemental,  /ˌsʌp·ləˈmen·təl/ )
added to something ​else in ​order to ​improve it or ​complete it: Teachers often ​create supplementary ​materials for ​theirclasses. Some ​workers are ​eligible for supplemental ​unemploymentbenefits.
(Definition of supplementary from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"supplementary" in Business English

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uk   us   /ˌsʌplɪˈmentəri/ ( US also supplemental)
that is ​provided, needed, or ​asked for in ​addition to something else: Also ​included will be supplementary ​liabilityinsurance, often up to $1 million, as ​protection against ​claims from any third ​parties. A supplementary ​budget may be needed to ​cover the ​cost of ​repairs. He is ​quoted as saying he would not ​contribute to what he called an ​unfair supplementary ​businesstax. We will ​issue a ​brief supplemental ​report when these ​steps are completed.
(Definition of supplementary from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “supplementary”
in Chinese (Simplified) 额外…
in Turkish ek, ilâve, tamamlayıcı…
in Russian дополнительный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 額外…
in Polish uzupełniający…
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