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extra

adjective
 
 
/ˈekstrə/
more than or added to what is usual or what already exists: Without the extra help, campus leaders may face tough choices, such as whether to cut some programs. extra cash/funding/money extra compensation/income/pay extra charge/expense/fee
go the extra mile to make more effort than is expected of you: Our state government functions as well as it does because our employees routinely go the extra mile.
Translations of “extra”
in Korean 추가의…
in Arabic إِضافي…
in French supplémentaire…
in Turkish fazla, fazladan, ek…
in Italian extra, in più…
in Chinese (Traditional) 額外的, 附加的…
in Russian дополнительный…
in Polish dodatkowy…
in Spanish extra…
in Portuguese extra, a mais, adicional…
in German zusätzlich…
in Catalan extra, addicional…
in Japanese 余分な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 额外的, 附加的…
(Definition of extra adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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