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affixation

Definitions of affixation
  1. noun
    the act of attaching or affixing something
    synonyms: attachment
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    types:
    graft, grafting
    the act of grafting something onto something else
    type of:
    combination, combining, compounding
    the act of combining things to form a new whole
  2. noun
    formation of a word by means of an affix
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    types:
    prefixation
    formation of a word by means of a prefix
    suffixation
    formation of a word by means of a suffix
    type of:
    formation
    creation by mental activity
  3. noun
    the result of adding an affix to a root word
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    type of:
    morphology, sound structure, syllable structure, word structure
    the admissible arrangement of sounds in words
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