Additional and Supernumerary


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Additional adjective – Resulting in an increase in amount or number.
Usage example: there turned out to be additional reasons for her unauthorized absence

Supernumerary and additional are semantically related In some cases you can use "Supernumerary" instead an adjective "Additional".
Nearby Words: addition, additive, additionally
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Supernumerary adjective – Being over what is needed.
Usage example: a third, supernumerary witness to the signing of the will

Additional and supernumerary are semantically related in excessive topic. You can use "Additional" instead an adjective "Supernumerary".
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