supplementary

[suhp-luh-men-tuh-ree]
adjective
1.
Also, supplemental. of the nature of or forming a supplement; additional.
noun, plural supplementaries.
2.
a person or thing that is supplementary.

Origin:
1660–70; supplement + -ary

nonsupplementary, adjective
presupplementary, adjective
unsupplementary, adjective
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supplementary (ˌsʌplɪˈmɛntərɪ, -trɪ)
 
adj
1.  Also (less commonly): supplemental forming or acting as a supplement
 
n , -ries
2.  a person or thing that is a supplement
 
supple'mentarily
 
adv
 
supple'mentally
 
adv

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Example sentences
To pay for college, many poorer students seek supplementary help from relatives
  other than parents and from private loans.
But all sorts of supplementary bills need upper-house approval.
It takes some digging in the supplementary data to figure out what's going on
  here.
So are scholarly footnotes, with their numbered links between the main body of
  the text and supplementary scholarship.
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