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noun 
  1. That which is affixed; an appendage.
  2. (linguistics) A bound morpheme added to a word"s stem; formerly applied only to suffixes (also called postfixes), the term as now used comprises prefixes, suffixes, infixes, circumfixes, and suprafixes.
  3. (mathematics) The complex number <math>a+bi</math> associated to the point in the Gauss Plane with coordinates <math>(a,b)</math>.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: affix(nl)n
  • German: Affix(de)n
  • French: affixe(fr)f
  • Italian: confisso(it)m
verb (affix, es)
  1. To attach.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: nl(nl, vastmaken}} aan(nl), {{t-)aanhangen
Etymology: From (1533) affixare, frequentative of affigere (past participle affixus), from ad- + figere.


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