how to pronounce affix


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affix is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of affix in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… if the word has an affix stuck on before …”

meanings of affix


  1. The complex number a+bi associated with the point in the Gauss plane with coordinates (a,b).
  2. Any small feature, as a figure, a flower, or the like, added for ornament to a vessel or other utensil, to an architectural feature.
  3. A bound morpheme added to the word's stem's end.
  4. A bound morpheme added to a word's stem; a prefix, suffix, etc.
  5. That which is affixed; an appendage.


  1. To fix or fasten figuratively; with on or upon.
  2. To attach.
  3. To subjoin, annex, or add at the close or end; to append to.

affix frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word affix occurs in english on average 0.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics affix can be related to

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 affix can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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