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American English: /əˈdɪʃ(ə)n/
British English: /əˈdɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of addition in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 uncountable (Mathematics) to learn addition and subtraction
    aprender a sumar y restar
    Example sentences
    • That is addition, multiplication and the two inverse operations of subtraction and division.
    • Yet addition and also subtraction are only an extension of counting.
    • The Count Hoot section of the site helps with addition and subtraction as well.
    Example sentences
    • This suggests that Component 3 is not a vector addition but could be a single component.
    • Superimposing the two logical operations we can define binary addition.
    • We were reviewing vector addition this evening at a study session.
    1.2 uncountable (adding) she recommends the addition of brandy
    recomienda que se le añada or que se le agregue brandy
    Example sentences
    • A wakeboard is similar in shape to a snowboard, with the addition of two small fins on the underside.
    • With the addition of a few commas and the striking out of the one paragraph, the deal already on the table will finally go through.
    • The colour range favours warm and tropical colours, with the addition of blue and sea green.
    1.3 (in phrases) in addition in addition to in addition to our previous order
    además de nuestro pedido anterior
  • 2 countable 2.1 (extra thing) See examples: these rooms are later additions
    estas habitaciones se construyeron después
    a useful addition to your toolkit
    un práctico complemento para su caja de herramientas
    the latest additions to our library
    las últimas adquisiciones de nuestra biblioteca
    2.2 countable (extra person) See examples: she is a valuable addition to our team
    su incorporación a nuestro equipo es muy valiosa
    we're expecting an addition to the family
    dentro de poco aumentará la familia

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