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-in

suffix uk   us   /ɪn/
used to form a noun which describes an activity in which many people take part: a sit-in/phone-in
Translations of “-in”
in Chinese (Traditional) 構成名詞,描述某種很多人參加的活動…
in Chinese (Simplified) 构成名词,描述某种很多人可以参加的活动…
(Definition of -in suffix from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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