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Engelsk navneord: addition

1. addition (om genstand) a component that is added to something to improve it


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe addition of a bathroom was a major improvement.
The addition of cinnamon improved the flavor.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)add-on, improver


Mindre specifikke termercomponent, constituent, element


Mere specifikke termeradditive, afterthought, annex, annexe, attachment, elongation, extension, extension, wing

2. addition (om handling) the act of adding one thing to another


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe addition of flowers created a pleasing effect.
The addition of a leap day every four years.


Mindre specifikke termerincrease, step-up


Mere specifikke termerfluoridation, fluoridisation, fluoridization, retrofit


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)subtraction, deduction

3. addition (om mængde el. mål) a quantity that is added


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThere was an addition to property taxes this year.
They recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)gain, increase


Mindre specifikke termerindefinite quantity


Mere specifikke termeraccretion

4. addition (om forhold) something added to what you already have


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe librarian shelved the new accessions.
He was a new addition to the staff.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)accession


Mindre specifikke termeracquisition

5. addition (om sted) a suburban area laid out in streets and lots for a future residential area


Mindre specifikke termersuburb, suburban area, suburbia

6. addition (om handling) the arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe summation of four and three gives seven.
Four plus three equals seven.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)plus, summation


Mindre specifikke termerarithmetic operation









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