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suffix
American English: /ˈsəfɪks/
British English: /ˈsʌfɪks/

Translation of suffix in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • But the Eskimoan language group uses an extraordinary system of multiple, recursively addable derivational suffixes for word formation called postbases.
    • As a sentence, it cannot be made plural by adding the nominative plural suffix for second declension nouns.
    • Terms like megastore or hypertext are also called compounds, because they are combinations of free-standing words with prefixes or suffixes.

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