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English definition of “-er”

-er

suffix (INVOLVED WITH)    /r/ US  //
added to nouns or adjectives to form nouns referring to people who are connected or involved with that particular thing: a pensioner (= a person who receives a pension ) first graders (= children who are in the first grade of an American school )Linking and relatingRegarding and concerning
(Definition of -er suffix (INVOLVED WITH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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