Definition of additional in English:

additional

adjective

  • Added, extra, or supplementary to what is already present or available.

    ‘we require additional information’
    • ‘The application was then amended so the land would be used for an additional four properties.’
    • ‘They call for an additional million health workers to be trained in the next decade.’
    • ‘There would be additional employment in the offices, boutiques and a youth hostel.’
    • ‘However, it all turned sour this week with the news that an additional grant had been rejected.’
    • ‘The additional sailings will continue until all three ships are back in service.’
    • ‘The immigration procedures are just an additional avenue for information to leak out.’
    • ‘This product is available only through brokers, so there may be an additional broker fee.’
    • ‘So there would be no additional burden at all on taxpayers as a result of that change.’
    • ‘Calne Town Council is now looking for additional land to be used for allotments in the south of town.’
    • ‘The company has been paying my accommodation costs and my additional travel expenses.’
    • ‘There had to be a way to do that and the first option was to seek additional funding.’
    • ‘It will look at ways of spending the additional cash which could include funding an extra warden.’
    • ‘It added that any new information should be clearly explained in an additional report.’
    • ‘The additional lorries would lead to more accidents and people being killed or disabled.’
    • ‘If there are things we feel we can do to enhance his capabilities by additional support we'd look at it.’
    • ‘The extra reach can give access to an additional two floors of a burning building.’
    • ‘She said the letter had caused her additional hurt and distress at a very difficult time.’
    • ‘Our analysis was sent to the authors for checking and for additional information.’
    • ‘He underwent additional training and spent five months clearing mines in the desert.’
    • ‘Both councils said they were still unsure how additional places would be funded.’
    extra, added, supplementary, supplemental, further, auxiliary, ancillary, subsidiary, secondary, attendant, accessory
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Pronunciation

additional

/əˈdɪʃ(ə)n(ə)l/