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suffixnoun [C]

us   /ˈsʌf·ɪks/
grammar a letter or group of letters added at the end of a word to make a new word: In the word "quickly," "-ly" is a suffix meaning "in the specified manner."
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suffixnoun [C]

uk   /ˈsʌf.ɪks/ 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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(Definition of suffix from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “suffix”
in Korean 접미사…
in Arabic لاحِقة…
in Malaysian akhiran…
in French suffixe…
in Russian суффикс…
in Chinese (Traditional) 後綴,詞尾…
in Italian suffisso…
in Turkish son ek…
in Polish przyrostek…
in Spanish sufijo…
in Vietnamese hậu tố, tiếp tố…
in Portuguese sufixo…
in Thai คำเสริมท้าย…
in German das Suffix…
in Catalan sufix…
in Japanese (文法)接尾辞(-lyなど)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 后缀,词尾…
in Indonesian akhiran…
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