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1complement/ˈkɑːmpləmənt/noun
pluralcomplements
1complement
/ˈkɑːmpləmənt/
noun
pluralcomplements
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.
2complement/ˈkɑːmpləˌmɛnt/verb
complementscomplementedcomplementing
2complement
/ˈkɑːmpləˌmɛnt/
verb
complementscomplementedcomplementing
Learner's definition of COMPLEMENT  
[+ object]
: to complete something else or make it better
◊ Do not confuse complement with compliment.
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