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su·per·nu·mer·ar·y

supernumerary

 
pronunciation:
su pr nu m reI ri
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: more than is usual or needed; excessive or superfluous.
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part of speech: noun
inflections: supernumeraries
definition 1: a person or thing beyond the usual or necessary number.
definition 2: a staff member who works when needed.