Definition of -ment in English:


Syllabification: -ment
Pronunciation: /mənt


  • 1Forming nouns expressing the means or result of an action: curtailment excitement treatment
  • 2Forming nouns from adjectives (such as merriment from merry).


from French, or from Latin -mentum.

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