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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyadd on to
he/she/itadds on to
present participleadding on to
past tenseadded on to
past participleadded on to
  1. add on to something to build an extra part onto a building

    You might want to add on to the kitchen at a later date.

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used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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