(an/in) addition (to)


1. sth added to something else, an afterthought






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addition to the team/project/company, make a great addition

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If something is 'in addition' to something else it is added to it or 'as well as'. You might use this expression to make a point: "In addition to my previous point, I would also like to..." or to advertise an additional feature: "In addition to all of this, we also offer..." Something which is 'an addition' to something is added afterwards: "The pond was an addition to the garden." These expressions are used in both social and professional situations.

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  1. ...and, in addition, I'd just like to say how grateful I am for everyone's support this year. I couldn't have done it without you all.
  2. The class wasn't happy when they were told they had a report due in addition to the project.

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  1. She turned out to be a really strong addition to the team, bringing knowledge and expertise from her previous roles.
  2. I'm delighted to have Sally on board for this project. She'll make a great addition.

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