affix

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /'æfiks/

Noun[change]

Singular
affix

Plural
affixes

  1. (countable) An affix is a sound or sounds added to a word. They can be added to the beginning, middle, or end of a word. This might change the meaning of the word, or it may be needed for grammar. (Note: In formal English, affixes are added only to the beginning or end of the word.)

Verb[change]

Plain form
affix

Third-person singular
affixes

Past tense
affixed

Past participle
affixed

Present participle
affixing

  1. (transitive) To attach one thing to another.

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