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affix

(a′fiks″) [L. affixus, fastened to]
An element attached to a word that alters its meaning, e.g., a prefix or a suffix.
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These bills includes, The Azad Jammu and Kashmir Maintenance of Public Order (amendment ordinance), 2015, The Azad Jammu and Kashmir sound systems (regulation and control) Ordinance 2015, Prohibition of walls chalking and affixing hoarding (Amendment) ordinance, rented premises buildings (inspection and security) Ordinance, arms and ammunition Ordinance, and Pre-emption Act 2015.
Jacinto-Henares, however, said tobacco companies may start affixing the new stamps on cigarette packs even without the IRR.
* Abbott Label, a family-owned label manufacturer based in Dallas, TX, USA, has announced it has acquired Brandt Affixing, a Carrolton, TX-based trade-only supplier of a wide variety of affixed and integrated products.
For example, the criteria for affixing a device to an Army Commendation Medal would be different than those for a Meritorious Service Medal--a higher award.
The mitzvah of affixing a mezuzah to the doorpost appears in the Bible, Deuteronomy 11:20: "And thou shalt write them upon the door-posts of thy house, and upon thy gates." The mitzvah aims at reminding the Jew of the mitzvot of the Torah upon entering his home.