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addition

noun
 
 
/əˈdɪʃən/
in addition (to sth) B1 added to what already exists or happens, or more than you already do or have: In addition to teaching, she works as a nurse in the holidays.Becoming biggerEnlarging and inflating
CALCULATION [U] B2 the process of adding numbers or amounts together in order to get a totalCalculations and calculatingAddition, subtraction, multiplication and divisionAddition, subtraction, multiplication and divisionCalculations and calculating
NEW [C] B2 a new or extra thing that is added to something: Baby Sam is the latest addition to their family.Becoming biggerEnlarging and inflatingConnecting and combiningVariety and mixturesMixing and mixturesThings added or attached to other things
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