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additament

ad·dit·a·ment
A a

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-dit-uh-muh nt]
    • /əˈdɪt ə mənt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-dit-uh-muh nt]
    • /əˈdɪt ə mənt/

Definitions of additament word

  • noun additament an addition 3
  • noun additament something added; an addition. 1
  • noun additament An addition, or a thing added. Fuller. 1

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Origin of additament

First appearance:

before 1400
One of the 24% oldest English words
1400-50; late Middle English < Latin additāmentum, equivalent to addit(us) (past participle) added (see addition) + -ā- (by analogy with verbal derivatives such as ornāmentum ornament) + -mentum -ment

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Parts of speech for Additament

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

additament popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 47% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 51% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

additament usage trend in Literature

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