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supplemental

[ suhp-luh-men-tl ]
/ ˌsʌp ləˈmɛn tl /
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adjective

(of a pleading, an affidavit, etc.) added to furnish what is lacking or missing.

noun

anything that is supplemental: supplementals attached to the bill in committee.

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Origin of supplemental

First recorded in 1595–1605; supplement + -al1

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