su|per|ad|di|tion

su|per|ad|di|tion
su|per|ad|di|tion «SOO puhr uh DIHSH uhn», noun.
1. the act of superadding.
2. the state of being superadded.
3. something that is superadded.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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