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Meaning of “suffix” - Learner’s Dictionary

suffix

noun [C]     /ˈsʌfɪks/
B2 a group of letters that you add to the end of a word to make another word. In the word 'slowly', '-ly' is a suffix. →  Compare prefix Morphology and parts of words
Translations of “suffix”
in Arabic لاحِقة…
in Korean 접미사…
in Malaysian akhiran…
in French suffixe…
in Turkish son ek…
in Italian suffisso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 後綴,詞尾…
in Russian суффикс…
in Polish przyrostek…
in Vietnamese hậu tố, tiếp tố…
in Spanish sufijo…
in Portuguese sufixo…
in Thai คำเสริมท้าย…
in German das Suffix…
in Catalan sufix…
in Japanese (文法)接尾辞(-lyなど)…
in Indonesian akhiran…
in Chinese (Simplified) 后缀,词尾…
(Definition of suffix from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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