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Add (something) to what has already been added:‘the presence of superadded infection by bacteria’
- ‘If sickness or some of those casualties which are perpetually incident to an active and laborious life, be superadded to these burthens, the distress is yet greater.’
- ‘If an essence becomes actual only in virtue of something else - viz. existence - being superadded to it, then what gives existence its reality, and so on ad infinitum?’
- ‘This nature, however, is not something superadded to things from outside, like an accident, but conjoined with their substances.’
Late Middle English: from Latin superaddere (see super-, add).
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