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additional

[uh-dish-uh-nl] /əˈdɪʃ ə nl/
adjective
1.
added; more; supplementary:
additional information.
Origin of additional
1630-1640
First recorded in 1630-40; addition + -al1
Related forms
additionally, adverb
preadditional, adjective
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  • Something had made her keenly and additionally sensitive just now.

    Little Dorrit Charles Dickens
  • additionally, in some neighbourly flat, a phonograph performed.

    The Paliser case Edgar Saltus
  • As I could read several languages, I was additionally useful at times.

    Memoirs Charles Godfrey Leland
  • At Dunkirk, he is additionally taught how to get rid of them.

  • She might have added, 'And I am additionally interested just now because my uncle has forbidden me to be.'

    A Laodicean Thomas Hardy
British Dictionary definitions for additionally

additional

/əˈdɪʃənəl/
adjective
1.
added or supplementary
Derived Forms
additionally, adverb
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Word Origin and History for additionally

additional

adj.

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

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