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supplement(sup·ple·ment)

noun

Pronunciation:/ˈsəpləmənt, ˈsəpləmənt/

  • 1 something that completes or enhances something else when added to it:the handout is a supplement to the official manual
  • a substance taken to remedy the deficiencies in a person's diet:multivitamin supplements
  • a separate section , especially a color magazine, added to a newspaper or periodical.
  • 2 Geometrythe amount by which an angle is less than 180 °.

verb

Pronunciation:/ˈsəpləˌment, -mənt, ˈsəpləˌmɛnt, ˈsəpləmənt/[with object]

  • add an extra element or amount to:she took the job to supplement her husband's income
Pronunciation:/ˌsəpləˌmenˈtāSHən/ noun

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