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1 complement /ˈkɑːmpləmənt/ noun
plural complements
1 complement
/ˈkɑːmpləmənt/
noun
plural complements
Learner's definition of COMPLEMENT
[count]
: something that completes something else or makes it better
: the usual number or quantity of something that is needed or used
grammar : a word or group of words added to a sentence to make it complete
◊ Do not confuse complement with compliment.
2 complement /ˈkɑːmpləˌmɛnt/ verb
complements; complemented; complementing
2 complement
/ˈkɑːmpləˌmɛnt/
verb
complements; complemented; complementing
Learner's definition of COMPLEMENT
[+ object]
: to complete something else or make it better
◊ Do not confuse complement with compliment.
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