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An example use of additional in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… wow an additional punishment for …”
Additional means additional to what is already present.
the word additional occurs in english on average 47.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that additional can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) communication, information, and media;