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; more; supplementary:
additional information.
Contemporary Examples

Police have long thought that Franklin, a mechanic with a history of car thefts, was involved in additional slayings.
Grim Sleeper: Linking More Victims to L.A. Serial Killer Christine Pelisek April 4, 2011

Once transferred to Karaj Prison, he spent an additional 15 days in solitary confinement.
A Daughter’s Plea: Free My Father from Prison in Iran Mitra Pourshajari, Movements.Org, Advancing Human Rights December 25, 2014

Simple math reveals that a 40,000-troop escalation equals an additional $40 billion investment.
The Surge’s Shocking Cost Derek Thompson November 11, 2009

The firm paid back $10 billion of TARP loans, but held onto an additional $54 billion in public gifts.
The Next Meltdown Nomi Prins September 13, 2009

An additional 300 people will be added to support this new clinical staff.
Will Veterans Lose if Mitt Romney Wins? Jamie Reno July 6, 2012

Historical Examples

This matter is no longer the source of an additional form of existence.
A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy Isaac Husik

Then will you sign a little contract to which we will add an additional clause?
My Double Life Sarah Bernhardt

If so, is the Panama route the best for the additional mails?
The Life of Sir Rowland Hill, Vol. II (of 2) Rowland Hill

Harte himself doubtless had additional reasons for writing it.
An Essay on Satire, Particularly on the Dunciad Walter Harte

If married he was entitled to fifty acres more, an additional fifty for every child.
An Historical Account of the Settlements of Scotch Highlanders in America J. P. MacLean

added or supplementary

1640s, from addition + -al (1). Related: Additionally.


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