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supplement

(sŭp′lə-mənt)
sup′ple·men·tar′i·ty (-târ′ĭ-tē) n.
sup′ple·men′ta·ry (-mĕn′tə-rē, -trē), sup′ple·men′tal (-mĕn′tl) adj.
sup′ple·men·ta′tion (-mĕn-tā′shən) n.
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supplement

(sup'le-ment?) [L. supplementum, an addition]
1. Something added to a food or a diet to increase its nutritional value. Synonym: oral nutritional supplement
2. To add.
supplemental (sup?le-ment'al), adjective
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sup·ple·ment

(sŭplĕ-mĕnt)
Agent or procedure added to complete, extend, or reinforce something.
[L. supplementum, fr. suppleo, to fill, + -mentum, noun suffix]
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Economists generally agree that a supplementary budget can help sustain the economy.
The teachers' hourly payment for these supplementary courses is designated as 9 TL, while teachers could earn up to 50 TL per hour in private classes.
The finance executive in May allowed the clerk of the assembly to facilitate the MCAs who had been scheduled to travel for foreign trips on condition that the same is regularized in the supplementary budget.
The supplementary budget had sought to increase allocation to the Health department to hire more staff and casual workers to reduce workload.Hospitals have seen an increase in the number of patients in the last one year, following the introduction of the county medical insurance scheme for residents and also improved services.
MPA Shagufta Malik said the speaker on one hand claimed to have saved Rs110 million through austerity measures but on the other, Rs50 million had been given away to the assembly secretariat in the supplementary budget.
The government has sanctioned Rs106 billion in regular supplementary grants for meeting 'unforeseen' expenditures, which were not approved by the National Assembly.
My friend Fazal Ali, also from Hunza, had set world record by climbing the K2 thrice without using supplementary oxygen, he said, adding that they both scaled the K2 last year without supplementary oxygen.
Residents have been told the supplementary "must relate" to the subject matter of the initial question.
He emphasized the need for proper budgeting of the financial needs of various departments, which would obviate the need for supplementary grants.
A news release from IEC states that the second supplementary registration would be conducted from April 15 to April 28 in all the 57 constituencies.
Islamabad -- The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet Tuesday approved supplementary grant of Rs46.4 million for the payment to families of deceased employees of Petroleum Division.
Moreover, Rs 290.69 million was also allocated in the capacity of supplementary grant, according to the report.

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