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English definition of “-ful”


suffix (AMOUNT)    /-fəl/ /-fʊl/
the amount of something needed to fill the stated container or place : a spoonful of sugar a mouthful of tea a houseful of people Informal measurements of volumeMeasurements of volume
(Definition of -ful suffix (AMOUNT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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