supplementation

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supplementation

[suhp-luh-men-tey-shuhn, -muhn-]
noun
1.
the act or process of supplementing.
2.
the state of being supplemented.
3.
something that supplements.

Origin:
1850–55; supplement + -ation

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supplement
 
n
1.  an addition designed to complete, make up for a deficiency, etc
2.  a section appended to a publication to supply further information, correct errors, etc
3.  a magazine or section inserted into a newspaper or periodical, such as one with colour photographs issued every week
4.  geometry
 a.  either of a pair of angles whose sum is 180°
 b.  sup, Abbreviation: supp an arc of a circle that when added to another arc forms a semicircle
 
vb
5.  (tr) to provide a supplement to, esp in order to remedy a deficiency
 
[C14: from Latin supplēmentum, from supplēre to supply1]
 
supplemen'tation
 
n
 
'supplementer
 
n

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