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noun [C] uk   us   /ˈsʌf.ɪks/
B2 a letter or group of letters added at the end of a word to make a new word: The suffix "-ness" added to the end of the word "sweet" forms the word "sweetness", changing an adjective into a noun.
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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…
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