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suffix -ish pronunciation in British English /ɪʃ/

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  1. 1
    used with the names of places to make adjectives and nouns meaning relating to a particular place or describing someone who comes from a particular place


    the Irish

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    used with some nouns to make adjectives describing a quality that someone or something has
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    used with many numbers to make adverbs meaning approximately

    We’ll have lunch around one-ish.

    ‘How old is she?’ ‘I don’t know. Fortyish, I guess.’



a title used before a man or woman's name as a gender-neutral alternative to Mr, Ms, etc

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another way of saying congratulations, or that something/someone looks nice or fascinating

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