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extra dividend

  • noun a dividend paid in addition to the regular dividend
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extra innings

  • noun overtime play until one team is ahead at the end of an inning; e.g. baseball
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extra large

  • noun a garment size for a very large person
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extra point

  • noun in American football a point awarded for a successful place kick following a touchdown
    point after touchdown; point after.
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extra time

  • noun playing time beyond regulation, to break a tie
    overtime.
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extra-

Ex"tra-
Etymology
L., fr. exter. See Exterior.
Definitions
  1. A Latin preposition, denoting beyond, outside of; -- often used in composition as a prefix signifying outside of, beyond, besides, or in addition to what is denoted by the word to which it is prefixed.
Webster 1913

extra-ocular

Ex`tra-oc"u*lar adjective
Definitions
  1. (Zoöl.) Inserted exterior to the eyes; -- said of the antennæ of certain insects.
Webster 1913

extra-official

Ex`tra-of*fi"cial adjective
Definitions
  1. Not prescribed by official duty.
Webster 1913

extra-uterine

Ex`tra-u"ter*ine adjective
Definitions
  1. (Anat. & Med.) Outside of the uterus, or womb.
Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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