- /sʌpləˈmɛntri/ (say supluh'mentree)
1. of the nature of or forming a supplement; additional.
2. someone or something that is supplementary.
3. an examination held at some universities, etc., after the time of the regular examinations because of a candidate's illness or misadventure.
Australian English dictionary. 2014.
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